As much as $91 million of revenue from new drugs helped drive a 49% increase in sales and a 19% increase in prescriptions dispensed through Diplomat.
Specialty Pharmacy News
Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences will open a student-operated pharmacy, with funding from Rochester Drug Cooperative.
Fred's EntrustRx specialty pharmacy business continues to meet financial objectives in spite of industry-wide gross margin pressures.
Specialty pharmacy PANTHERx has expanded its specialty pharmacy business and doubled its workforce, according to a local news report.
New exchange plan enrollees spent less on medications in the first quarter of 2015 compared with the same time a year ago, according to the third edition of the Express Scripts Exchange Pulse report released on Wednesday.
Diplomat Pharmacy announced Friday that it had acquired the Pennsylvania-based Burman’s Specialty Pharmacy, which will expand Diplomat’s hepatitis C specialty services.
A recent NCPA event covering specialty pharmacy served two purposes: let payers know independents are actively in the business and let independents entering the business know what to expect.
Through ACAP, Diplomat gains access to 13 million lives in Medicaid, Medicare, CHIP and other public programs.
The company is fighting an injunction that’s keeping Sandoz’s Zarxio from becoming the first biosimilar sold in the United States.
In 2014, specialty drug unit costs jumped 20.1%, compared to 5.7% for non-specialty drugs, Blue Cross Blue Shield reported.