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How Wegovy and other weight-loss drugs could break the healthcare system

By Barron's  
   September 21, 2023

A healthcare crisis could come as spending on the drugs threatens to overwhelm the insurers, employers, and government programs that buy the country's medicines. The financial crunch would probably peak from 2025, when Medicare coverage of the medicines might begin, to 2027, when the cost of some of the drugs could start to drop.

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