Projections of the Non-Retail Prescription Drug Share of National Health Expenditures

Report | September 11, 2020 | Charles Roehrig and Ani Turner

This data brief augments the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) projection of national health expenditures with an estimate of non-retail prescription drug spending to form a projection of total (retail plus non-retail) spending as a share of the national health expenditure. 

Download the report to learn our estimate of the non-retail component of drug spending in 2018 and related analysis, as well as an explanation of our methods. 


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