By Emma Court, MarketWatch
It costs $84,000 per treatment -- but was originally only supposed to cost $36,000.
In 2014, a new hepatitis C drug came to market, an innovative treatment offering a cure for a disease that desperately needed one. The price tag: about $84,000 for a 12-week course of treatment, enough to make it the most expensive prescription drug in America.
In the medical world, the halls of insurance offices nationwide and even our nation’s Capitol, all hell broke loose.