image of David SaltzmanThis week's episode features a conversation with Sherri Tetachuck, Senior Vice President of National Sales at Payer Matrix. The costs of specialty drugs increase every year and employers are footing much of the bill. Unfortunately, aggressive lobbying in Congress allows big pharma to dictate arbitrary prices.

But even this bleak outlook has a silver lining. There are strategies that employers can employ to help drive down costs like alternative funding plans. There is a need to raise awareness of these avenues because specialty drug costs are expected to keep rising.

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