News Archive, November 2014

New research from HRA shows that large retail chains are now offering specialty prescription services once the exclusive purview of specialty pharmacies

  • 2014-11-05 22:28:02

Specialty pharmacies will be under increasing threat from the retail sector as large chains anticipate continued growth in adding services once considered to be the sole domain of the specialty pharmacy, according to new research from HRA – Healthcare Research & Analytics. In the company’s most recent study, Healthcare Reform: The Changing Role of Retail and Specialty Pharmacy, research shows that retail pharmacies, under increasing pressure to offset reimbursement shortfalls, are looking for new business models and have specialty pharmacy squarely in the crosshairs.