Certain Heart Failure Patients May Be Getting a Break on Their Medications

Novartis, the third largest pharmaceutical company, have come to an agreement with Cigna and Aetna for a performance-based price for its heart failure drug, Entresto. Michael Billings, a Novartis spokesperson, “Novartis will reduce the price of Entresto to payers, if the rate of heart failure hospitalization of patients on Entresto exceed a pre-specified threshold …patients need access to innovative medicines, and we are committed to doing our part.” Read article here…..

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