State Policies Could Save Patients Nearly $1,000 Annually on Their Medicines

Negotiations between pharmaceutical companies, health insurers and pharmacy benefit managers result in significant rebates and discounts, which totaled $236 billion in 2021. Passing state legislation requiring insurers and pharmacy benefit managers to share negotiated discounts and rebates at the pharmacy counter could save some patients nearly $1,000 each year.

Use the menu below to see what patients could save in the 23 states analyzed by Milliman.