‘Extreme’ price increases of antiparasitics tied to higher treatment costs

‘Extreme’ price increases of antiparasitics tied to higher treatment costs

“Extreme” drug price increases for antiparasitic medication were associated with increased total outpatient treatment costs, or TOCs, researchers reported in JAMA Network Open.“To our knowledge, few published studies have directly assessed associations between drug prices and use,” Junsoo Lee, MS, a researcher in the CDC’s Division of Global Migration and Quarantine, and colleagues wrote. “The findings of this cross-sectional study suggest that substantial drug price increases may be associated with higher patient treatment costs and lower use ofRead More

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