US Pharmacy Benefit Management Discussed in New Topical Report Recently Published by MarketPublishers.com

10 Nov 2011 • by Natalie Aster
US Pharmacy Benefit Management Discussed in New Topical Report Recently Published by MarketPublishers.com

LONDON – The US prescription expenditure has been on rise over the past years. The volume of drugs coming into the US market is projected to speed up in the coming years. PBM companies aim at merging retail pharmacy claims processing, formulary management and home delivery pharmacy services in order to develop and create an integrated product offering for payers. More effective strategies are being developed by companies in response to pressures being put on health benefit providers with the intention to keep the medications affordable.

New market research studyUS Pharmacy Benefit Management (PBM) Industry Report: 2011 Editionprepared by Koncept Analytics analyzes the US Pharmacy Benefit Management Industry. Rising drug prices, increasing drug utilization and prevalence of chronic diseases are some of the drivers being discussed in the report. Mergers and acquisitions in the PBM industry in the past years have also been discussed.

Report Details:

Title: US Pharmacy Benefit Management (PBM) Industry Report: 2011 Edition
Published: November, 2011
Pages: 40
Price: US$ 800

Report Contents:

1. PHARMACY BENEFIT MANAGEMENT
1.1 Who are PBM Managers
1.2 History of PBMs
1.3 Retail Dispensing Process & Flow of Funds
1.4 Mail Dispensing Process and Flow of Funds


2. US PHARMACY BENEFIT MANAGEMENT (PBM) MARKET
Retail Prescription Drug Spending
US Prescription Drugs – Generic Share
Top PBMs by Membership
Specialty Prescription


3. KEY TRENDS
3.1 Generic Dispensing Rate: Retail v/s Mail
3.2 PBM Mergers & Acquisitions
3.3 US Drug Distribution Market Share

3.4 Medicaid Pharmacy Program Savings
3.5 US Annual Pharmaceutical Sales Growth
3.6 US Healthcare Spending
3.7 Trends in Specialty Medicine
3.8 PBMs - Incremental Gross Profit from Generics


4. KEY DRIVERS
4.1 Aging US Demographics
4.2 Higher Life Expectancy
4.3 Increasing Drug Utilization
4.4 Increasing Prevalence of Chronic Diseases
4.5 Rising Drug Prices
4.6 US Healthcare Expenditures as a Percentage of GDP
4.7 US Prescription Volume and Expenditures


5. PBM MARKET - COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE
Competitive Overview
Market Share - Retail
Market Share – Mail
Key Contract Changes


6. COMPANY PROFILES
6.1 Medco Health
  Business Description

More new market research reports by the publisher can be found at Koncept Analytics page.

 

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