These 15 conditions account for 68% of total drug spend

Here are the top 15 most commonly treated conditions, which drive 68 percent of total drug expenses, according to a report from Anthem's pharmacy benefit manager IngenioRx:

  1. Inflammatory/autoimmune conditions — 14 percent
  2. Cancer — 13 percent
  3. Diabetes — 8 percent
  4. Multiple sclerosis — 5 percent
  5. HIV — 4 percent
  6. Hypertension/heart disease — 3 percent
  7. Asthma — 3 percent
  8. Attention deficit disorders — 3 percent
  9. Depression — 3 percent
  10. Contraception — 2 percent
  11. High cholesterol — 2 percent
  12. Inflammatory pain — 2 percent
  13. Blood cell deficiency — 2 percent
  14. Psychiatric disorders — 2 percent
  15. Immune deficiency — 2 percent

All other commonly treated conditions — 32 percent

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