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Chronically Ill Facing High Drugs Costs Under ACA
Reuters via Yahoo News Link to more items from this source
Mar. 3, 2014
"Actuarial studies of plans sold through health insurance marketplaces in some states found that many make consumers responsible for as much as 50 percent of the price of specialty drugs, which can cost $8,000 or more a month.... Insurers say they had to move toward greater cost-sharing due to higher prices for new drugs, some of which can cost more than $100,000 annually per patient. Researchers also say the higher rates help insurers bankroll low monthly premiums to attract healthy young enrollees."

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