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BRIEF-CVS Health says caremark clients saw prescription drug trend drop to avg. of 3.2 pct in 2016
March 15, 2017 / 12:44 PM / 4 months ago

BRIEF-CVS Health says caremark clients saw prescription drug trend drop to avg. of 3.2 pct in 2016

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March 15 (Reuters) - Cvs Health Corp:

* CVS Health PBM clients achieved lowest prescription drug trend in four years, despite rising drug prices

* CVS Health - CVS caremark clients saw their prescription drug trend drop to an average of 3.2 percent in 2016 compared to 5.0 percent in 2015

* CVS Health Corp- unmanaged drug trend for 2016 was 11.0 percent, driven primarily by price inflation for branded specialty and traditional drugs

* Out-Of-Pocket costs for members also dropped 3.0 percent in 2016 compared to previous year Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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