Drug Price Forecast Executive Summary July 2017

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This Vizient "Drug Price Forecast" is our best estimate of the change in the cost of pharmaceuticals that Vizient Pharmacy Program participant organizations will purchase between Jan. 1, 2018, and Dec. 31, 2018. The forecast is focused on pharmaceutical use in both hospital and nonacute settings. View this document as a year-overyear estimate of the price change. An explanation of preparation methods, assumptions and limitations of this document appears at the end of this summary. Price change predictions are for product segments both offered through Vizient contracts and not offered through Vizient contracts (as shown in Table 1), along with the overall drug price inflation number for existing drugs as calculated by Vizient.

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