Solutions for Lowering Prescription Drug Costs

Date: February 2021

The Impact

Dollars spent per year on prescription drugs by the average American – more than any other country.
Projected growth in retail prescription drug costs from 2020 to 2025, reaching $471B.
Number of Americans who have difficulty affording their prescriptions.

We have ideas.

States that fully leverage PBM capabilities can save Medicaid $112B over the next decade.

Value-based drug payments can save consumers 28%.

Capping drug exclusivity can save Medicare more than $20B over the next 10 years.

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