CalPERS Basic Plans Prescription Drug Costs

CalPERS Basic Plans Prescription Drug Costs

CalPERS Basic Plans 2016 Rx Costs:
 - $1,286.09 million for 10.86 million prescriptions (2.14% increase from 2015) 
 - Avg cost (allowed amount) per Rx was $118.47 (4.80% increase from 2015)
 - Avg cost per day supply was $2.89, (3.82% increase from 2015) 
 - Top 10 non-specialty Rx cost was $121.70 million (13.87% total non-specialty cost)
 - Avg member copay per Rx was $8.95 (7.55 percent), and for $24.20 specialty  
 - Specialty Rx cost increased from $185.76 million to $408.43 million 2012-2016

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