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The Low Cost of Universal Access

"Generic treatments for HIV, viral hepatitis, and cancer can be affordably -- and profitably -- mass-produced for broad, unobstructed availability," writes Tracy Swan in this interview with Andrew Hill.

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Is Medicaid Standing Between Patients and the Cure for Hepatitis C?

According to researchers, most states are violating federal laws by denying coverage for Sovaldi, as well as ignoring scientific evidence, treatment guidelines and clinical data.

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Hedge Fund Billionaires Are New Target for Hepatitis C Cure Protests

The high cost of hepatitis C treatment has inspired lawsuits and protests. Now, activist have targeted the hedge fund investors who they say are reaping profits from the pricey pills. Rod McCullom reports.

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As Gilead Mulls Price of Next Hepatitis C Drug, Top Activist Refutes "Bogus" Math

How does pharmaceutical company math work? One activist takes Gilead to task for the price of its next hepatitis C drug.

Lawmakers Attack Cost of New Hepatitis Drug

This article was reported by The New York Times. The New York Times reported that three US representatives are calling for the pharmaceutical company Gilead to justify the hefty cost of its new hepatitis C drug, Sovaldi. The lawmakers, all Democrats...

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The Cure for Hepatitis C, Withheld

In just the past month, a pair of drugs were approved that may forever change (for the better!) the way hepatitis C is treated. But as treatment advocate George Carter laments, the revolution may come at too high a price.

Activists Condemn Gilead for Exorbitant Price of Its New Hepatitis C Drug

The Fair Pricing Coalition (FPC) today condemned Gilead Sciences for the price set for its direct acting antiviral (DAA) Sovaldi™ (sofosbuvir), a once-daily, first-in-class nucleotide polymerase inhibitor approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administra...

Access to Care and Treatment for HCV

Private Insurance Medicaid ADAP Patient Assistance Programs Internet Resources A positive hepatitis C antibody test, although a sign of a serious condition, does not exclude you from living a healthy, happy and productive life. However, pr...