Savings totaled $293 billion in 2018.
Job growth may stagnate and retail jobs continue to dwindle.
Many cite PBM fees as the primary cause in NCPA survey.
“Historic investment” distributed to private companies, universities, and researchers.
Racemic substitutions for single-enantiomer drugs offer new opportunities for savings.
Some pharmacies are now serving coffee and other refreshments.
Though decreasing, initiatives and awareness will generate more revenue.
"The real problem to be solved is “Why do patients struggle to buy their prescriptions?” writes Frisch.
Caring for patients requires a successful business.