On the first day of the plan year

In-network deductible: spent $1,500 of $1,500.

Originally tweeted by Leo “how bizarre” Ji (@theleoji) on January 1, 2021.

About this $1,800 drug

A claim for pharmacy services through Aetna reduced the drug's cost from $1,752.03 to $30.

I would not have been able to afford this life-saving drug without health insurance.

This $1752.03 drug is Truvada, the brand-name antiviral medication manufactured by Gilead for pre-exposure prophylaxis, or PrEP. The FDA-approved medication greatly reduces the chances of getting HIV — by as much as 90 percent, according to the U.S.

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