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Some trends are better than others! Prescription drug benefits are continuously targeted for cost control and improved member satisfaction.  Here are WBC’s (wbcbaltimore.com) top trends that will impact your drug plan management for 2012: Generic Utilization. With a number of blockbuster brands losing their patent protection in 2011 and 2012, the pressure for greater generic fill […]

To quote the great Peter Finch’s character Howard Beale in Network  “….My life has value….I’m mad as hell, and I’m not going to take this anymore.”   I guess this may apply to anticipated potential unrest when pharmacy benefit plan sponsors go to renew their CVS/Caremark contracts and find out that Walgreens has decided to drop […]

2010 is in full-swing and PBM trends for the year are beginning to take shape. One trend that will gain momentum this year is the use of restricted pharmacy networks. At one time, the larger networks were considered a competitive advantage, providing maximum convenience to enrolled populations.  The realtiy is that very few plans need […]