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Lilly's Basaglar, Crestor Generics Helped Hold Down Drug Spending Growth In 2017

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Express Scripts' annual drug trend report highlights impact of key follow-on launches, and its own management solutions programs, in limiting the growth in overall drug spending for commercial plans to 1.5%; forecast calls for double-digit growth in inflammatory category to continue at least the next three years until biosimilar savings kick in.

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