From Drug Benefit News - Health plans selling now on public exchanges for plan year 2015 have significantly higher drug copay levels than 2014 plans, according to research from AIS’s Rx Benefit Design Data (RxB), a new online subscription database. Bronze-level plans have the biggest increases, on average, in prescription drug copays for in-network retail fills on all formulary tiers. Drug copays for bronze-level plans now average $18.59 for generics, a 30.55% increase over the 2014 amount. Read more
From Drug Benefit News - Employers of participating coalitions around the country this month are getting a first look at a comprehensive tool from the National Business Coalition on Health (NBCH) comparing PBM services and may be surprised by a few of the results. Read more
From Specialty Pharmacy News - With prices for biologics eating up more and more of payers’ budgets, competition in the form of biosimilars may be one of the best ways to counter the concerns. That was the main message expressed by speakers at the Dec. Read more
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