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November, 2016

Controlling Costs with Traditional Pharmacy Management Tools

Payer Trends and Profiles | RELEASED ON: 11/18/2015

Qualified Health Plans manage Marketplace healthcare costs with traditional pharmacy management tools. Since 2013, healthcare premiums have risen an average of 58%, healthcare deductibles an average of 15%.

Traditional Pharmacy Management Tools are used to Control Cost

These and other findings can be found in Health Strategies Group’s recently released research Health Insurance Exchanges: Controlling Cost in the Health Insurance Marketplace.

Key Questions This Research Answers

  • Which factors contribute to the cost of managing enrollees in the Health Insurance Exchange Marketplace?
  • How do Qualified Health Plans manage healthcare costs in the Marketplace?
  • Which common Marketplace strategies do Qualified Health Plans use to
    control costs?
  • How can biopharmaceutical companies help reduce the costs of providing care to Marketplace beneficiaries?

Download Research Agenda


Payer-focused executives responsible for developing long-term channel strategies for commercial and/or government payers use Health Insurance Exchanges to:

  • Understand the formation and evolution of the exchange marketplace
  • Prepare for this emerging health insurance channel


Visit our Health Insurance Exchanges webpage to learn more about this research.


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