Rx Spend Growth For Private Payers Drops By Half In 2003, CMS Says
This article was originally published in The Pink Sheet Daily
Spending for drugs by private health insurers increased 7.4% in 2003, compared to growth of 15.5% in 2002, an article published in Health Affairs says. Overall, national retail sales of prescription drugs rose 10.7% to $179.2 bil. in 2003.
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