New Payment Strategy Could Help States Treat More Hepatitis C Patients While Encouraging Innovation
A curative treatment exists for chronic hepatitis C infection, yet many Medicaid beneficiaries do not have access to these drugs. Neeraj Sood and his colleagues have developed a novel pricing strategy to expand access.
Policy Brief: A Novel Strategy for Increasing Access to Hep C Treatment for Medicaid Beneficiaries
A state-level financing strategy could help Medicaid programs provide access to hepatitis C patients while still encouraging future pharmaceutical innovation.