Trends in Drug


Design Report

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Plan sponsors are seeking blueprints to address member access and affordability, all while controlling pharmacy spend

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5 Key Takeaways

Here’s a snapshot of responses from the report’s survey participants

Takeaway #1

Trend Management

88% Reported that managing overall trend and drug costs was a top priority

Takeaway #2

High-Deductible Health Plans

35% think they are an effective way to manage Rx spend

Takeaway #3

Member Engagement

77% say member experience is an important factor when choosing benefit point solutions

Takeaway #4

Formulary Management

Traditional (non-specialty) medications

90% receive rebates and 81% have formulary exclusions

Takeaway #5

Cost Sharing

57% promote cost-sharing transparency tools to help members manage expenses

2022 Trends in Drug Benefit Design Report

The survey sample included 153 benefits leaders representing plan sponsors of an estimated 35.1 million covered lives. Respondents were individuals representing employers, unions/Taft-Hartley plans, and health plans who reported being responsible for managing their organization’s pharmacy benefit. Covered members for these respondents included active and retired employees and their dependents.