2014 to 2016 Trend Forecast for Key Specialty Therapy Classes


Trend Forecast*
Therapy Class 2014 2015 2016
Inflammatory Conditions 22.5% 21.5% 21.2%
Multiple Sclerosis
12.5% 11.7% 11.7%
Cancer
24.4% 24.7% 23.9%
HIV 13.3% 15.9% 13.1%
Growth Deficiency 9.7% 8.5% 10.0%
Miscellaneous CNS Disorders 45.9% 43.5% 42.8%
Respiratory Conditions 12.5% 131.6% 103.6%
Transplant -2.6% -3.6% -3.4%
Pulmonary Hypertension 3.1% 2.2% -1.2%
Hepatitis C 102.0% 208.8% 205.0%
TOTAL SPECIALTY 16.8% 18.0% 18.2%
*Trend is forecast only for specialty medications billed through the pharmacy benefit.‚Äč