Category: Healthcare Costs

$84,000 to Treat Hepatitis C: Making Hay While the Sun Shines

There is an interesting angle to the ongoing tooth gnashing over the price of Sovaldi, Gilead Science’s breakthrough oral antiviral therapy for Hepatitis C. For those unfamiliar with the drug, Sovaldi is a recently approved treatment for chronic Hepatitis C that costs ~$84,000 and up for a course of therapy in the US (depending on ...