Uninsured May Face Much Higher Charges for Cancer Drugs

April 7, 2015 8:00 PM

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TUESDAY, April 7, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Doctors may charge uninsured patients anywhere from two to 43 times what private insurance plans or Medicare pay for chemotherapy drugs, a new study estimates.

Researchers said the findings, reported in the April issue of Health Affairs, highlight a fundamental inequity.

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