There is a thread going on the forum now about the projected cost of Telaprevir in Europe, and how that will affect availability. Its no that led to a discussion of healthcare systems, with comparisons of the US system and various socialized medicine systems in place overseas. Some posts are pretty passionate and I wonder if the thread will go away if it gets too political.
I'm interested in what people think about how we can pay for PIs. They will cost a lot and I know the manufacturer has a huge investment in the drug and only a short time to recoup the development cost so I can see why they will charge a lot. But what is that going to mean to me? I wonder will my insurance cover a PI and I wonder if the manufacturer will do a program for people with no insurance or insurance that won't cover it.
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