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Marcel Poitras:

The mere fact that such an expensive drug exists is pure non-sense. It is very likely at the experimental stage and thus not covered. There is a shared responsibility to exclude these types of products from coverage.

Friday, July 15 at 3:08 pm | Reply

Scott Warner:

“PNH is rare, with an annual rate of 1-2 cases per million” – Marcel you are rather correct not only is the therapy still fairly new (not proven) the disease state is astoundingly rare … I am of the view that if this “drug” (and I am loathe to call it that) cannot be obtained at your local pharamcy – it simply should not be covered.

Monday, July 18 at 7:38 am | Reply

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