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10 Things You Should Know About Medicine Spending and Costs

10 Things you should know about medicine spending and costs. Innovative biopharmaceutical companies that research, develop, and manufacture medicines retained just 54% of total point-of-sale spending on brand medicines. Brand medicine prices increased 0.3% in 2018, after factoring in discounts and rebates.

Discussions about costs are important. Many patients struggle to access the medicine they need and have important questions about their costs.

10 Things you should know about medicine spending and costs. Innovative biopharmaceutical companies that research, develop, and manufacture medicines retained just 54% of total point-of-sale spending on brand medicines. Brand medicine prices increased 0.3% in 2018, after factoring in discounts and rebates.