Breaking Down Where All The Money Goes

According to this illustration, the following statistics can be derived:


Manufacturers increase “wholesale” prices by 36.8% so they can give it to PBM and other middlemen as incentives to push their brands. These are commissions cloaked under politically correct terminology, i.e. “rebates.”

Retail pharmacies = 11%

Wholesalers and PBM’s = 7.3%

Commissions (Rebates) = 20.8%

Mail Order = 2%

PBM = 4.2%

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