US Pharmacy Benefit Management (PBM) Market 2014 Analysis adds "US Pharmacy Benefit Management (PBM) Industry Report: 2014 Edition" report to its research store.


Dallas, TX -- (SBWIRE) -- 01/21/2015 -- Ameliorating economic conditions, increasing healthcare expenditures, growing ageing demographics and rising incidence of chronic and infectious diseases are the key factors fuelling the growth in the PBM industry. Moreover, increasing pharmaceutical sales is further boosting the PBM growth. Rising drug costs, higher consumer spending on healthcare and increasing prescription drug use in the US has driven the Pharmacy Benefit Management industry over the five years to 2014. Rising drug costs caused health plan sponsors to increasingly turn to PBMs for cost management services thereby driving the industry operators to consolidate to better leverage larger retail pharmacies, customer networks and drug use data to negotiate better cost savings with drug manufacturers.

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As per the report "US Pharmacy Benefit Management Industry: 2014 Edition" The specialty drug market pose a very strong growth and will continue for the foreseeable future. The study also indicates that the average wholesale price for specialty and non-specialty brands emerged as one of the leading trend drivers. The report indicates that the share of generic Rx will continue to rise in the future thereby resulting in an increasing share of drug expenditures across all sectors of healthcare.

The research report provides an extensive research and analysis of the Pharmacy Benefit Management market in the US. It provides latest data of the PBM industry and encompasses a number of factors driving the growth of the PBM business coupled with recent trends and challenges hindering the growth of the industry which enables the client to access opportunity areas and have a detailed insight of respective the market.

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In the end, detailed competitive scenario of the market along with the profiles of key players are also provided which includes their key financials and business strategies. Through this extensive research work, Koncept Analytics aims to provide the client optimum information and a balanced research outlook on the PBM market.

Table of Contents

1. Overview
1.1 Introduction
1.2 History of PBM
1.3 Retail Dispensing Process & Flow of Funds
1.4 Mail Dispensing Process and Flow of Funds

2. The US PBM Market
2.1 Rx Market
Market Volume
Growth Rate
Market Segments
Branded Vs Generic Growth
Dispensing Channels
2.2 Pharmaceutical Sales
Sales Growth
Branded Vs Generic Market
Dispensing Channels
2.3 Specialty Drugs

3. Market Dynamics
3.1 Growth Drivers
3.1.1 Increasing Life Expectancy Rate in the US
3.1.2 Rising Healthcare Expenditure in the US
3.1.3 Rising Pharmaceutical Sales
3.1.4 Accelerating US Aging Population
3.1.5 Ameliorating Economic Conditions
3.1.6 Rising Incidences of Chronic and Infectious Diseases
3.1.7 Rising Medicare Enrollments
3.2 Trends and Developments
3.2.1 PBM Mergers and Acquisitions
3.2.2 Trends in Drug Prices
3.2.3 Increased Acceptance of Specialty Drugs
3.2.4 Average Wholesale Price Trend
3.3 Challenges
3.3.1 Lack of Insurer Capabilities
3.3.2 Regulator Risk

4. Competitive Landscape
Share by Revenue
Share by Prescription Volume
Share by Claims
Share by PDP Lives

5. Company Profiles
5.1 Express Script
5.1.1 Business Overview
5.1.2 Financial Overview
5.1.3 Business Strategies
Introduction of Programs
Development through Acquisitions
5.2 CVS Health
5.2.1 Business Overview
5.2.2 Financial Overview
5.2.3 Business Strategies
Strategic Acquisitions
HealthCare Programs
5.3 Catamaran
5.3.1 Business Overview
5.3.2 Financial Overview
5.3.3 Business Strategies
Mergers and Acquisitions
Expansion of HealthCare Reforms

List of Tables

Rx Market by Segment (2008-2013)
Rx Market Share by Segment (2008-2013)
US Monthly Branded Prescription Volume Growth by Dispensing Channel (December 2013-October 2014)
US Monthly Generic Prescription Volume Growth by Dispensing Channel (December 2013-October 2014)
US Monthly Branded Pharmaceutical Sales Growth by Dispensing Channel (December 2013-September 2014)
US Monthly Generic Pharmaceutical Sales Growth by Dispensing Channel (December 2013-September 2014)
Mergers and Acquisitions
List of Charts

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