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Victrelis™ (boceprevir) and Hepatitis C

How can I get assistance paying for Victrelis™ (boceprevir)? Is Victrelis™ covered by insurance?

UPDATE: As of January 2015 Merck announced it will discontinue selling Victrelis in the United States by the end of the year.
Merck, the developer of Victrelis™, provides financial assistance to those who might not be able to afford the medication, through the Merck Patient Assistance program to those who qualify.

Additionally, Merck is providing a coupon to save up to $200 off on each of up to 12 qualifying prescriptions for Victrelis™.

Contact your insurance company directly for information regarding coverage of Victrelis™.

Last Updated: January 2015

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Merck "Patient Assistance Programs" http://www.merck.com/responsibility/pap-information.html. Retrieved May 23, 2011.

Neutropenia Support Association, Inc. "What is Neutropenia?" http://www.neutropenia.ca/. Retrieved May 19, 2011.

Victrelis http://victrelis.com/boceprevir/victrelis/consumer/index.jsp. Retrieved May 23, 2011.