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Advocates lobby Covered California over cost caps for specialty drugs
Sacramento Business Journal

Covered California executive director Peter Lee warned at the very beginning of a board meeting in Sacramento on Thursday that no decision was coming until next month on specialty prescription drug costs. But board members still got an earful. The state health benefit exchange was expected to vote on a proposal to cap consumer costs per high-end prescription at $500 in 2016. Depending on their level of coverage, some consumers would pay less. Proposed caps range from $200 to $500.