AIDS Healthcare Foundation Challenges Gilead Over AIDS Drug Price Gouging of U.S. Government Programs on Stribild
February 1, 2013
The AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) reported that Gilead Sciences, Inc. charges U.S. HIV patients $28,500 per year for the new HIV drug Stribild, in comparison to $16,600 per patient per year in Canada and European countries with price controls. AHF president Michael Weinstein questioned why Gilead was willing to charge U.S. government programs like ADAP and U.S. HIV patients 42 percent more per patient, per year than price-controlled countries with stronger economies.
Rock Hill Herald Online (Rock Hill, S.C.)
This article was provided by CDC National Prevention Information Network. It is a part of the publication CDC HIV/Hepatitis/STD/TB Prevention News Update.
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