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If you have lets say BCBS  and a prescription coverage is the covered?  Medication for treatment?
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Yes, it should be, if the meds are authorized by your ins co for you. It may take a few weeks to be authorized.
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Hello, yes the medications for HCV were covered by my insurance and most others.  You do have to get pre approval but the doctors office knows how to do that.
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There are differences between policies so its hard to be sure but in my case my BCBS plan covered all the treatment meds (after pre-approval). I got them from the mail order pharmacy program and it only cost me $75 copayment/per drug for 3-month supplies of Incivek and interferon, and nothing for the ribavirin. Good luck!
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Be careful make sure your fully covered
I had copays of 2500$
If you run into that there are programs through the drug manufacturers themselves and also look into
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