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projected average annual increase of Medicaid expenditures¹
cause of accidental death in the US is drug overdose²
annual cost increase for specialty drugs3
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¹ From Mercer report: “Oversight of Managed Care Compliance and Program Integrity Best Practices.”
² Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. “Increases in Drug and Opioid-Involved Overdose Deaths — United States, 2010–2015,” Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR), Volume 65 Issue 50–51 (December 30, 2016), pp. 1445–1452.
3 Mercer National Survey of Employer-Sponsored Health Plans, 2017
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