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Hospitals Must Submit COVID-19 Patient Data via Portal for Allocation of Remdesivir Beginning July 6, 2020

Hospitals Must Submit COVID-19 Patient Data via Portal for Allocation of Remdesivir Beginning July 6, 2020

As we reported in Wyatt’s weekly COVID-19 Newsletter on July 2, 2020, the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS), announced on June 29, 2020 an agreement to secure more than 500,000 treatment courses of the drug remdesivir for the United States from Gilead Sciences through September.  As Gilead’s donated supply of remdesivir has been exhausted, U.S. hospitals will be required to purchase the drug at the Wholesale Acquisition Cost (WAC) of approximately $3,200 per treatment course.  The delivery of the purchased remdesivir will be streamlined, shipping directly from AmerisourceBergen to hospitals about every two weeks. Click here to read more.