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This will be due in part to changes in benefit management designs that encourage better drug adherence for people with chronic health conditions, CMS says. Growth is expected to gradual as payers negotiate lower costs with producers on expensive specialty treatments such as for example those for hepatitis C, it provides. The Academy of Managed Treatment Pharmacy CEO Edith A. Rosato, RPh, IOM, issued the next statement on the record: AMCP is normally gratified to see that CMS recognizes the worthiness of managed care pharmacy practices in moderating the development of pharmaceutical spending over another decade.Kaiser Health News, an editorially independent news service, is a scheduled plan of the Kaiser Family Foundation, a nonpartisan healthcare policy research organization unaffiliated with Kaiser Permanente.5 billion promoting their medicines and by 2003, product sales topped $5.3 billion. Vioxx, Bextra and Celebrex hit the market in the late 1990s & 2001, as a breakthrough class of drugs for arthritis that could help prevent ulcers and various other digestive ailments associated with medicines such as for example aspirin.