Rx costs to rise 12%, survey predicts

June 12, 2006

Prescription drug costs will rise 12.2% over the next 12 months, according to a survey of 70 healthcare insurers by Aon Consulting. The projected increase is lower than the 13.1% a year ago.

Rx costs to rise 12%, survey predicts

Prescription drug costs will rise 12.2% over the next 12 months, according to a survey of 70 healthcare insurers by Aon Consulting. The projected increase is lower than the 13.1% a year ago. Specialty drugs will increase by 17%, down from a 22.5% jump last year.

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