Follow The Pill: Understanding the U.S. Commercial Pharmaceutical Supply Chain
The report describes the U.S. pharmaceutical supply chain, following prescription drugs as they move from manufacturers, to wholesale distributors, to pharmacies, and ultimately to patients. The report describes both the physical distribution of drugs through the chain, as well as the flow of money and the financial relationships among the key players. It was prepared for the Foundation by Dan Mendelson and The Health Strategies Consultancy.
also of interest
- What Drives Spending and Utilization on Medicaid Drug Benefits in States?
- Medicaid in an Era of Health & Delivery System Reform: Results from a 50-State Medicaid Budget Survey for State Fiscal Years 2014 and 2015
- Medicare Part D: A First Look at Plan Offerings in 2015
- The Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit Fact Sheet