Just like the universe itself, the universe of pharmaceuticals is expanding, and has become extremely complex. Beyond the traditional pharmaceutical compounds, typically called “small molecule” drugs of yore, specialty drugs have arrived on the scene and are increasing pharmacy benefit budgets.
But it’s a lot more complicated that just lumping all “Specialty Drugs” together. Further complicating matters, everyone on planet Earth seems to have a different definition of what a Specialty Drug is and is not. Read the full article at Apex Benefits, where they break this term down, along with subsets of Specialty Drugs and their key terms.