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Drug prices Even if slower growth projections hold, the specialty pharmacy market will continue its rapid growth and account for the majority of inflation.. (Photo: Shutterstock)

It’s a good news/bad news kind of thing: while inflation in drug prices is expected to continue in 2019, it won’t be as bad as it was last year. Prices are expected to increase just 4.92 percent, a welcome change compared with the 7.61 percent inflation in pharmaceutical prices projected for 2018.

Marlene Satter

Marlene Y. Satter has worked in and written about the financial industry for decades.

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