Hexbyte  Hacker News  Computers Why a patient paid a $285 copay for a $40 drug

Hexbyte Hacker News Computers Why a patient paid a $285 copay for a $40 drug

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Two years ago Gretchen Liu, 78, had a transient ischemic attack — which experts sometimes call a “mini stroke” — while on a trip to China. After she recovered and returned home to San Francisco, her doctor prescribed a generic medication called telmisartan to help manage her blood pressure. Liu and her husband Z. Ming…