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Price Progression of Largest Dollar Volume Medicaid Prescription Drugs
Publication Date: Oct 01, 2016
Summary

Our October edition focuses on prescription drugs, tracking Medicaid’s nationwide unit price progression from 2013-2016 for each of the 25 NDCs generating the largest Medicaid expenditures.  The average annual price increases across these 25 drugs was 10% (mean) and 8% (median), led by a more than doubling (133% overall increase) of the price of Epipen 2-Pak across the timeframe assessed.

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