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Why a patient paid a $285 copay for a $40 drug | PBS NewsHour

Insurance copays are higher than the cost of the drug about 25 percent of the time, according to a study published in March by the University of Southern California’s Schaeffer Center for Health Policy and Economics.

https://www.pbs.org/newshour/health/why-a-patient-paid-a-285-copay-for-a-40-drug

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