Despite rising costs, plan sponsors are committed to providing prescription benefits to their members.

A new in-depth survey on the state of pharmacy benefit management finds most sponsors are looking at a number of ways to control costs, but few have considered dropping coverage entirely.

Still, plan sponsors are facing considerable challenges in mitigating rising benefits costs. More than 75 percent of plan sponsors say behavior-driven conditions are the greatest contributors to plan costs, according to the survey, "9 Leading Trends in Rx Plan Management" from Express Scripts.

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