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Rx Insights: Saving your employees money

It's no secret: drug prices continue to increase

The drug pipeline is more robust than ever. With approvals of breakthrough drugs and therapies, there are a number of options for your employees to receive the treatment they may need for rare and complex diseases and conditions.

But, the cost of these drugs continue to come at an alarming price tag — both for your business and employees.

“Providing prescribers with real time benefit information, we are able to influence drug choices before the prescription is written.” — Matt Hosford, vice president and chief pharmacy officer at Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield.

With Wellmark’s pharmacy program, in addition to CVS Health®, your employees can feel comfortable knowing their specific benefit and pharmacy information can be found across all points of care — at the doctor’s office, pharmacy or at their own fingertips. With the proper information at the point of prescribing and purchasing, employees receive the most cost-effective prescription for their conditions — saving your employees $420 a year1.

This newly innovated real-time solution, allows the doctor, pharmacist and member to see different prescription drugs for the same treatment — helping get affordable medications into their hands faster.

Read more about saving your employees money External Site Opens PDF inside the CVS Insights briefing.

1CVS Insights briefing: Saving Patients Money. Real-time, member-specific prescription information across all points of care.