Managed Care Digest Sample Diabetes Reports

Sanofi sponsors the Managed Care Digest Series.  I was looking at some of their data last night, and I thought I’d share two sample reports looking at diabetes retail pharmacy claims.  A few things that this quick use of the tool shows you are:

Looking at the Brand and Generic mix of diabetes drugs based on payer, I notice 3 things:

  • No significant geographic variance based on looking at a few regions
  • People who pay cash are much more likely to choose generics while those with limited difference in copays (Medicaid) are more likely to choose brands
  • Not a significant difference between Medicare and Commercial

In another view of the data, I looked at the brand and generic mix by age.  Interestingly, it shows differences by geography especially in the younger ages.  It also shows a clear correlation of age and generic utilization.

Advertisements

No comments yet... Be the first to leave a reply!

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: