Benefit Change Could Raise Costs For Patients Getting Drug Copay Assistance

(By Michelle Andrews for Kaiser Health News)

Since Kristen Catton started taking the drug Gilenya two years ago, she’s had only one minor relapse of her multiple sclerosis, following a bout of the flu.

She can walk comfortably, see clearly and work part time as a nurse case manager at a hospital near her home in Columbus, Ohio. This is a big step forward; two drugs she previously tried failed to control her physical symptoms or prevent repeated flare-ups. Continue reading article here…

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