Research and Markets: US Pharmacy Benefit Management (PBM) Industry Report: 2015 Edition
Thursday, 17 December 2015 01:05
Dec. 17, 2015 11:45 UTC

Research and Markets: US Pharmacy Benefit Management (PBM) Industry Report: 2015 Edition

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the "US Pharmacy Benefit Management (PBM) Industry Report: 2015 Edition" report to their offering.

Some of the key functions performed by PBMs that have an impact on reducing drug expenditures are formulary and benefit plan designing, retail network management and operating mail order pharmacies. In the US, Pharmacy Benefit Management (PBM) deals with the management of prescription drug programs. It acts as an intermediary between health plans, drug companies, retail pharmacies and patients.

The PBM suppliers control medication spending and usage by the righteousness of their propelled apparatuses and

strategies, empowering utilization of generics and

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other lower-cost pharmaceuticals. In the US, there are some autonomous PBM's while some are claimed by overseeing care associations and
retail drug stores. Today, the PBM business has turned out to be more decided through a progression of mergers and acquisitions.

Some of the factors driving the growth of the US PBM industry are: accelerating US aging population, increasing life expectancy rate and incidences of chronic and infectious diseases which further increase the healthcare expenditure and pharmaceutical sales in the US. The ongoing trends and developments in the PBM industry include rising medicare enrollments, rising number of exclusions on the formulary list and increased acceptance of specialty drugs.

This report assesses the US PBM industry in terms of both market volume and market value. The increasing competition in the PBM industry has been analyzed on a variety of factors: revenue, dispensing specialty pharmaceuticals and claims.

Key Topics Covered:

1. Overview

2. Market Analysis

3. Market Dynamics

4. Competitive Landscape

5. Company Profiles

Companies Mentioned:

  • CVS Health
  • Catamaran
  • Express Script

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