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Covered California weighs plan to reduce financial burden of expensive drugs for people with serious illnesses
Orange County Register

Covered California, the state’s Obamacare health insurance exchange, could alter the way consumers pay for extremely expensive specialty drugs, but patient advocates say that medications for conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis and hepatitis C will still cost too much.

The exchange’s board of directors, which meets today, is scheduled to consider a proposal that would set a maximum monthly co-insurance cost of $200 to $500 per prescription.

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