Access to Costly New Hepatitis C Drugs: Medicine, Money, and Advocacy

by Stacey B. Trooskin, Helen Reynolds, and Jay R. Kostman
Clin Infect Dis 2015 61: 1825-1830

6 pp. 188 kB

Several breakthrough hepatitis C drugs received Food and Drug Administration approval in 2014, with cure rates exceeding 90%. These drugs are being rationed, due to costs. The authors propose an AIDS Drug Assistance Program analogue and cost-control mechanisms to facilitate treatment.

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