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PEHP, a nonprofit in Utah that covers 160,000 public employees and family members, has a new approach for covering pricey medicines — send beneficiaries to Mexico for lower-cost drugs, The Salt Lake Tribune reports. The insurer is offering plane tickets to San Diego, transportation to Tijuana, and a $500 cash payout to patients who need certain expensive drugs for multiple sclerosis, cancer, and autoimmune disorders. “That money is pretty small in comparison to the difference between U.S. prices and Mexico prices,” says Travis Tolley, clinical operations director for PEHP.

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