Hepatitis C drug spending nearly doubles in 2015

The number of patients receiving Hepatitus C treatment is on a substantial upward trend, as is the overall cost of the drugs provided to treat the liver ailment, according to an article by ProPublica’s Charles Ornstein posted on www.washingtonpost.com. 2015 drug expenditures are in the $4.8 billion range for the first half of the year compared to $4.6 billion for 2014 in total. Read the Ornstein article here…

 

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