$1M For Luxturna? ICER Says Big Discount Needed To Be Cost Effective
Luxturna, a one-time treatment for a rare inherited form of blindness, would not be cost-effective at the $1m price level that has been suggested as a possibility, based on ICER's thresholds. But the small patient population would keep it from triggering ICER's US budget spending threshold.
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