Projected US Savings From Biosimilars, 2021–2025

Published in: American Journal of Managed Care, Volume 28, No. 7 (July 2022)

Posted on RAND.org on January 26, 2022

by Andrew W. Mulcahy, Christine Buttorff, Kenneth Finegold, Zeid El-Kilani, Jon F. Oliver, Stephen Murphy, Amber Jessup

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Substituting biosimilar drugs for biologics could drive down the price of expensive medicines used to treat illnesses such as cancer and rheumatoid arthritis, with savings estimated to be $38.4 billion or 5.9% of projected total U.S. spending on biologics from 2021 to 2025.

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