The Cost of Curing Different Diseases

Whether health insurance or individuals pay for healthcare, treatment decisions relate to the opportunity cost of using the time, money and resources.

When Does it Cost Too Much to Save a Human Life?

Is $1 a day for someone else’s pill too much to pay with your tax dollars? $10? $100? $1,000? Kaiser Health News recently reported that a new treatment for hepatitis C with a 90% success rate will cost $1,000 a pill. Lasting 12 weeks, the treatment…