In this report, Blue Health Intelligence® (BHI®) presents a summary of recent healthcare trends using claims data from the most trusted commercial health plans. In looking across all this information, three trends continue to rise to the surface:
- Cost increases are outpacing healthcare utilization.
- Care settings continue to have a huge impact on costs.
- The prescription drug cost gap is still widening, as name-brand drug prices continue to rise year-after-year.