Kaiser Health News
staff writer Julie Appleby, working in collaboration with The Daily Beast
, reports: "There's a new drug regimen being touted as a potential cure for a dangerous liver virus that causes hepatitis C. But it costs $84,000 -- or $1,000 a pill. And that price tag is prompting outrage from some consumers and a scramble by insurers to figure out which patients should get the drug —and who pays for it" (Appleby, 3/3). Read the story
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