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US Bioservices Expands Rare Disease Distribution

Founded in 1994, US Bioservices began as a regional pharmacy focused on infused therapies. Building on a foundation of patient-centered care, it now provides national in-home nursing services and clinical support for thousands of patients with chronic and complex illnesses. US Bioservices was acquired by AmerisourceBergen in 2003. US Bioservices works in collaboration with other […]

Specialty Drug Spend Under the Medical Benefit

Continuation in rising costs of specialty drugs and maybe accelerate in next 1-2 years: Randy Vogenberg

Specialty Drug Spend Under the Medical Benefit — Biologic, biotechnology based, rare disease or high cost pharmaceuticals—collectively known as specialty drugs—can be covered under the pharmacy benefit, the medical benefit, or both depending on the plan sponsors’ benefit design required of the payor. On average, up to 50% of specialty drugs are covered under the […]