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2000-2007 Pharmacy Benefit Survey Results Just Released

WASHINGTON, Dec. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --- Atlantic Information Services, Inc. (AIS) -- AIS, publisher of industry-leading newsletters Health Plan Week, Drug Benefit News and Specialty Pharmacy News has just released 2000-2007 Survey Results: Pharmacy Benefit Trends & Data. For the past eight years, AIS has been surveying pharmacy benefit management companies of all kinds and compiling the results to track trends in this volatile industry. Trends revealed by this survey include the growth of mail-order pharmacy and generic utilization, as well as the emergence of specialty pharmacy as a new cost category and the three-tiered pharmacy benefit as the industry standard. Visit for more information.

This book and CD companion provides an in-depth look at who the players are ... what services they offer ... what benefit and formulary structures they promote ... and what cost trends they've experienced. Pharmacy Benefit Trends & Data features:

-- Hundreds of charts, tables and graphs developed from various

data fields in the survey.

-- A complete directory of PBMs, PBAs, SPPs and related companies

with company descriptions, business volume metrics and contact names.

-- All the raw survey data in spreadsheet form -- published in the book

and in the Excel files on the accompanying CD.

-- Information from various other AIS research efforts that pertain to

the pharmacy benefit, including our annual surveys of:

* Medicaid pharmacy directors from 2002 to 2007 -- with articles,

analysis and more raw data, and

* Managed care organizations (MCOs) --- with data on their annual

drug spend for the entire book of business.

Visit to see the table of contents and data fields.

Results of AIS's quarterly survey are used by...

-- Health plans ... to set copay levels for drug plans, and determine

which PBM vendors and programs are effective for managing pharmacy


-- PBMs ... to compare performance benchmarks with their competitors

-- Financial industry analysts ... to gain a clear and unbiased view

of the competitive PBM and specialty pharmacy industries

-- Government officials and policy makers ... to get insight into the

likely impact of prospective mergers and acquisitions, and to help

them develop government-run pharmacy programs and identify potential

bidders for contracts

From time to time, excerpts from these exclusive survey results have been published in Drug Benefit News. But now, the full results and analyses are available in Pharmacy Benefit Trends & Data -- designed for health care and pharmaceutical industry executives who need a thorough understanding of the pharmacy benefit industry and how it has evolved. These survey results are an ideal tool for strategic planning, benchmarking, product development and staying ahead of your competitors. For additional information, go to

Erin Trompeter

Editor, Pharmacy Benefit Trends & Data

Atlantic Information Services

1100 17th St., NW Ste 300

Washington, DC 20036

202-775-9008 ext. 3051

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