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November 9, 2017
Today's Featured Story
Prime Shows Specialty Costs Are Still Rising, but Efforts Produce Savings
In the first half of this year, Prime Therapeutics LLC’s total specialty trend for its commercial clients was 15.2%: a 3.7% increase in unit cost and an 11.5% boost in utilization. But, countered by a -5.1% total traditional trend, Prime’s overall drug trend was 0.8% when compared with the same period in 2016, according to its Fall 2017 Mid-Year Update....  Read Full Story
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466,508 ... people are enrolled in stand-alone Part D Prescription Drug Plans (PDPs) in Kentucky, the largest of which is operated by SilverScript, as of October 2017. 5,541,134 people are enrolled in SilverScript's stand-alone PDPs nationwide.

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