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Drug vials Cancer condition categories accounted for $378 million (48 percent) of the total increase in spending, with the largest increases for specified specialty drugs. (Photo: Shutterstock)

The use of very expensive specialty drugs is increasing—and so is the cost to employers, according to a research study by Prime Therapeutics LLC.

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Katie Kuehner-Hebert

Katie Kuehner-Hebert is a freelance writer based in Running Springs, Calif. She has more than three decades of journalism experience, with particular expertise in employee benefits and other human resource topics.

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