Gilead’s $1,000 Pill Is Hard for States to Swallow

April 8, 2015 9:16 PM

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Gilead’s $1,000 Pill Is Hard for States to Swallow

Hepatitis C drug Sovaldi strains programs for the poor; Texas didn’t pay for it last year

A pricey pill made by Gilead Sciences Inc. caused Medicaid spending on hepatitis C treatments to soar last year, even as most states restricted access to the drug, leaving many low-income patients untreated.

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