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

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.

By Sony Salzman
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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.

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

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.

By Mathew Rodriguez
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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.

By George M. Carter
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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...

By Fair Pricing Coalition