GoodRx is currently compiling a list of drugs that will cost consumers more in 2022. By January 17, 669 drugs will have experienced price increases, with an average increase of 5.0%. All but 11 on the list are brand-name medications.
The list includes such well-known drugs as Adderall (9.4% increase), Flomax (4.7%), Pepcid (6.3%), Percocet (9.9%), and Prilosec (9.9%), all of which have lower-cost generic equivalents available.
Drugs that have seen the largest increases so far include:
Many medications on the list are high-cost specialty drugs or high-cost combination drugs created for “convenience.” To help protect your plan, MedBen Rx offers a discretionary formulary targeting combination drugs that have low-cost alternatives available. To learn more, contact your Account Management team.