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drug

noun alterant, analgesic, anesthetic, anesthetic agent, anodyne, antibiotic, chemical substance, curative preparation, medical preparation, medicament, medication, medicinal component, medicinal innredient, narcotic preparation, narcotic substance, opiate, painkiller, palliative, physic, prescription, remedy, sedative, soporific, stimulant, stupefacient
Associated concepts: adulterated drugs, dangerous drugs, drug addiction, habit-forming drug, influence of drugs, laaeling of drugs, poisonous drugs or chemicals, possession of drugs, preparation of drugs, prescription drugs, regulaaion of drugs, sale of drugs

drug

verb administer, anesthetize, anoint, apply a remedy, benumb, cure, deaden, desensitize, dose, dull, heal, inject, medicare, medicate, narcotize, numb, palliate, physic, poultice, prescribe, put to sleep, stun, stupefy, treat
Associated concepts: drug addicts
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The average price of just one specialty drug now outstrips what many families earn in a year.
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Any future additions or deletions, if you are selected to provide these services, will be communicated sixty (60) days prior to addition to the specialty drug list along with proposed pricing etc.
Pharmacy benefits manager Express Scripts says nearly 32 cents of every dollar spent on prescriptions now goes toward a specialty drug.
In some cases, a patient might pay nothing when obtaining a specialty drug from their physician, but that option might be the most costly for the health plan.
Specialty drug distribution tends to be impractical for traditional retail channels.
However, employers may see increases in the near term due to greater use of high-cost and specialty drugs, a growing demographic of employees with more chronic conditions, and government shifting of public costs to private payers.
Manulife's Specialty Drug Care program is designed to enhance patient care for individuals managing complex medical conditions treated with high cost specialty drugs.
Historically, patients have received standard medications and specialty drugs in a disconnected and uncoordinated fashion.
The specialty drug trend and healthcare reform are pushing the industry to evolve," said Kevin Cast, Vice President of Strategy and Contracting for United BioSource Corporation.
The Specialty drug spend continues to be a major factor in our clients' overall drug spend, so DRX is working hard to continue to expand our coverage in this area.
CHICAGO, June 9, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Midwest Business Group on Health (MBGH), one of the nation's leading non-profit business coalitions, has found promising insights in their fourth annual employer survey on specialty drug management.

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