Negotiations between the state and the manufacturer of cystic fibrosis drug Orkambi have finally begun.
The news will be a relief to patients with cystic fibrosis and their families, who had begun to question why the health service had yet to decide whether it would seek to provide the drug – at a cost of €160,000 per patient per year.
The National Centre for Pharmacoeconomics (NCPE) recommended against funding the drug in June, but that...
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