May 27, 2015 by Drug Channels

Three of the biggest pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs)—Catamaran, CVS Health, and Express Scripts—have now released their 2014 drug trend reports. That means it’s time for my annual review of what the reports say about drug spending—and which questions remain unanswered.

Drug trend measures the change in a plan sponsor’s total prescription drug expenditures—excluding rebates and (sometimes) administrative fees. (more…)