Drug Trend Report 2020: Keeping specialty spend in check | CVS Health

Keeping specialty spend in check

These costs are manageable but require careful oversight and interventions that will make a difference. We have the data to prove it. Ensuring appropriate utilization, avoiding waste and maximizing cost reduction programs helped us keep specialty trend in check for clients who used our services.

A graphic with five parts. Part one: less than 40 percent of clients had single-digit specialty trend. Part two: 18 percent of clients had negative specialty trend. Parts three, four, and five: Three tools to manage specialty trend: copay optimization, rare disease management embedded into specialty pharmacy workflow, and medical specialty management.