A Money Back Guarantee That Could Be A Game Changer03:04
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This Nov. 9, 2014, file photo, shows signage outside the Amgen headquarters in Thousand Oaks, Calif. (Mark J. Terrill/AP)
This Nov. 9, 2014, file photo, shows signage outside the Amgen headquarters in Thousand Oaks, Calif. (Mark J. Terrill/AP)
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A first-of-its-kind deal between a Massachusetts health care provider and a major American drug manufacturer could dramatically change how insurers and patients pay for medicine. It's a money back deal involving a drug called Repatha that lowers bad cholesterol — but at a high price.

Martha Bebinger (@mbebinger) from Here & Now contributor WBUR explains how it works.

This segment aired on May 3, 2017.

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