At Express Scripts, our focus is on driving value and the best clinical outcomes.
Approximately 10 million Americans live with an inflammatory condition including rheumatoid arthritis, psoriasis and Crohn’s Disease. The biologic medications used to treat these conditions became the country’s costliest therapy class in 2015, representing 9.8% of all U.S. pharmacy spending.
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Diabetes is wreaking havoc on patients, and it is also a runaway driver of cost for payers. With $176 billion in direct medical costs related to diabetes in the United States and 87% of diabetes patients being treated for high cholesterol and high blood pressure, we see the need for these patients to be treated holistically while providing value to plans.
When the high price of hepatitis C medication made curing the virus impossible for many patients, Express Scripts and Accredo took action.
Accredo helps patients
with rare diseases navigate challenges and provides care throughout their
Tele-pharmacy provides patients with specialty conditions convenient and tailored clinical consultations to improve adherence and health outcomes.