When is a $60,000 tab for one person’s medication considered a bargain for Georgia taxpayers?
When it goes to pay for a hepatitis C cure, state health officials told a group of Georgia lawmakers Tuesday.
Hepatitis C used to be considered a death sentence. Now, new drug treatments can cure nearly 100 percent of those infected. But they're expensive — up to $90,000 at a retail pharmacy, or a discounted rate of just $60,000 for health plans.