Mr. President: Please Write a New Prescription for the FDA

Mr. President: Please Write a New Prescription for the FDA

Dear Mr. President:

First of all, congratulations on your stunning victory. You’ve re-written the playbook on how to get elected president. Your campaign strategy and tactics will be studied by scholars and politicians alike for years to come.

What you are now reading is an “open letter.” It’s addressed to you, but also intended to have a wider readership. We know you’re dealing with a number of pressing matters right now, but we want to make sure that you are aware of an important issue impacting the health of our people, and our nation’s finances. (more…)

Keeping Score: Ouch! Average Cost per Specialty Drug Script

Keeping Score: Ouch! Average Cost per Specialty Drug Script

Specialty drugs can carry hefty price tags. Our data shows companies see an average specialty drug cost per script of over $5,000 — with that number more than doubling for some. This high per drug cost demonstrates how just a few specialty prescriptions can have a dramatic impact on your plan.

Fortunately, there are several strategies employers can deploy to mitigate rapidly increasing specialty drug costs.
 
How do your plan results compare? Let us know if you would like to learn more about how to improve your score in this area.
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