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Paying For Cures Requires Bigger Budgets, Not Lower Drug Prices – Execs

Executive Summary

Payors need to adopt a longer-term focus on coverage policies for prescription drugs and biologics that recognizes the benefits of covering high-priced, but often curative, treatments like those for hepatitis C, panelists argue at AEI-sponsored event.

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