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The obscure drug with a growing Medicare tab

Experts question the effectiveness of H.P. Acthar Gel, a drug made from pigs’ pituitary glands. Yet it cost Medicare more than $141 million in 2012, up from $7 million in 2008.
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Aug 4, 2014, 1:11 pm
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Huhhhhh???? 
How has this drug not already gone generic???

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/30/business/questcor-finds-profit-for-acthar-drug-at-28000-a-vial.html?pagewanted=all&_r=0

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