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Why are HIV drugs so much cheaper in Great Britain, compared to the USA, according to the NY Times.

Why are HIV drugs so much cheaper in Great Britain, compared to the USA, according to the NY Times. It’s no secret that healthcare costs are going up in the USA.  It is also no secret that drugs cost more here than anywhere else. HIV treatment has kept many sufferers from the disease healthy. Britain’s National Health service will negotiate to get the best price on a drug.  Unlike the USA, where insurance companies show a high tolerance for high costs (probably because as costs go up, their percentage of profit increases as well), Britain will negotiate hard with generic Read More »