Are HCV Price Wars Coming?
By: Marcus Hopkins, Blogger
Here at HEAL Blog, one of our primary concerns has been with the pricing
of new HCV (Hepatitis C) treatments. As weve previously reported, the
costs of both Sovaldi (Gilead) and Olysio (Janssen) have prompted both private
insurance companies and Medicare to balk at the amount theyre expected
to pay for treatment. The issue of pricing has gotten so much media attention
that there was recently a Senate panel on the issue (specifically related
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Black Market HIV/AIDS Drugs in the News, 2006 - 2013
The Partnership for Safe Medicines
The Community Access National Network (CANN) today announced that it is teaming
up with the Partnership for Safe Medicines (PSM) to better educate patients
about the risks of counterfeit or black market HIV/AIDS medicines. Since
2006, eighty-two (82) individuals have been charged with selling adulterated,
unapproved or black market medications prescribed for HIV or AIDS patients.
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