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SOVALDI–THE FIRST DAY OF THE REST OF MY LIFE

Today, besides marking a day seventy three years ago that will live in infamy, also celebrates a milestone begun June 15th of this year. This is my first day post-Sovaldi in the 168-day treatment regimen. I’ll receive my pest infestation … Continue reading

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2014 Hep C Sovaldi sticker shock for insurers

The Kaiser Family Foundation (KKF) has published several articles of interest to Asknod members.   One April 14 headline reads:  Biggest Insurer Shocked with Hepatitis C Costs.   Quote: “United Health Group spent $100 million on hepatitis c drugs in … Continue reading

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DEATH SENTENCE COMMUTED

In an  extreme act of compassion, my medical insurance company, Premera Blue Cross elected to grant me access to Sovaldi yesterday. Being a little shy of $180,000 smackeroos, I was definitely wondering how this was going to pan out. With … Continue reading

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VA/MEDICARE RULES FOR SOVALDI

Here’s the latest monogram everyone’s been working from to determine who gets the Sovaldi, how much and for how long. Additionally. they are still trying to pawn off the bug juice (Interferon) on those unsuspecting few with Genotype 1A&B who … Continue reading

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