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It's Official: Novartis SMA Gene Therapy Zolgensma Is World's Most Expensive Drug

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The total cost of Zolgensma is more than $2m – in line with estimates – or $425,000 annually for five years if payers choose an annuity-like payment plan. Novartis is also negotiating value-based reimbursement agreements for infants treated with the one-time infusion.

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