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What Are Recent Trends and Characteristics of Workers with High Drug Spending?

The annual growth rate in per-person retail drug spending for people with coverage through a large employer was relatively low (between 0 and 5% each year for the past decade) until spiking to 13.0% in 2014. This slideshow explores prescription drug spending for people who are covered by large employer health plans.

The slideshow is part of the Peterson-Kaiser Health System Tracker, an online information hub dedicated to monitoring and assessing the performance of the U.S. health system. More information about the analysis related to the slideshow is available through the tracker.

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