Express Scripts Annual Drug Spending Report 2016


In 2016, one-third of employers spent less on prescription medications than in 2015, according to Express Scripts’ most recent annual report on drug spending. Prescription drug spending for commercial members of Express Scripts slowed to less than four percent in 2016. For patients, the average out-of-pocket cost for a 30-day prescription was $11.34 in 2016, roughly a dime more than in 2015.

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