compounded drugs

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Pricey compounded drugs come under scrutiny

What does a $1,600 custom-made diaper rash treatment, $8,500 scar-reduction cream and a $2,300 pain-relieving salve all have in common? Their price tag, and more often than not, healthcare insurers are left to pick up the expensive bill for compounded medicines,  reports the  New York Times.

Harvard Pilgrim sued for not covering compounded drugs

Massachusetts's second-largest insurer Harvard Pilgrim is facing a lawsuit from three pharmacies over its decision to stop covering compounded drugs that allegedly violates state law and contractual obligations.