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Deductible Relief Day is May 19

As deductibles rise and become more common, it takes longer for people with employer coverage to meet them.

What Are the Recent and Forecasted Trends in Prescription Drug Spending?

  • Growth in prescription spending has slowed again in 2017, after increasing rapidly in 2014 and 2015
  • Estimates suggest that Rx drugs will continue to represent a larger portion of overall health spending
  • Out-of-pocket spending for Rx drugs remained flat in 2017, while out-of-pocket spending on hospital and physician services grew