Express Scripts

New strategies for managing drug spend: RA, Cancer, Hep C
New strategies for managing drug spend: RA, Cancer, Hep CThe proliferation of specialty drugs has prompted new techniques for keeping costs in tow.
Express Scripts’ 2016 Drug Trend Report: 7 things to knowReport highlights spending trends in key areas, including specialty medications, oncology, diabetes, and inflammatory conditions.
Value-based care takes over J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference 2017Is the drive to value-based care really accelerating? What can be done amidst all of the uncertainty? Expert shares insights from the J.P. Morgan 35th Annual Healthcare Conference.
Trump's drug pricing comments create debateWhile President-elect Donald Trump recently said that the pharmaceutical industry is “getting away with murder” in terms of drug prices, the industry is trying to self-regulate before facing tighter rules from the incoming administration.
Four innovative models rein in pharma costs
Four innovative models rein in pharma costsPlans and PBMs are finding new ways to rein in pharmacy costs.
Exchange plans are missing out on millions of dollarsA new Express Scripts report highlights risk reporting gaps and offers advice for plans looking to close those gaps to ensure accurate risk payments
How state-mandated formularies impact costsResearch by Express Scripts presented at the AMCP examines costs among Medicaid members in the Florida plan to members in a similar Medicaid plan without a state-mandated formulary.
Five specialty pharmaceutical trends to watchApprovals of specialty pharmaceuticals have far outpaced traditional drugs, and that trend will continue. But that’s not the only specialty medication trend that healthcare executives should have on their radar.
PBM giants cut drug expensesWhen Express Scripts and CVS Health announced their 2017 formularies on August 1, a common theme emerged among the healthcare giants: several blockbuster drugs will be removed from both companies’ formularies and lower-cost options such as biosimilars are being embraced.
Walgreens-Prime alliance: A new breed pharmacy strategy?This model, touted as “next-generation,” combines retail and specialty and mail services and PBM along with immediate care clinics.