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Payers “Need A Bigger Boat” To Take On Pricing Like Sovaldi’s – Kaiser Permanente Exec

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Executive Summary

Kaiser Permanente’s Levine and Memorial Sloan Kettering’s Bach discuss approaches to restraining specialty drug costs at May 29 health care conference. CMS’ Tavenner suggests transparency and collaborating with industry on “appropriate use” can help manage costs of Gilead’s Sovaldi.

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