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Anthem says will not cover Sarepta's approved Duchenne drug

(Reuters) - Health insurer Anthem Inc said it will not cover Sarepta Therapeutics Inc's drug to treat the rare condition of Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD), calling it "investigational and not medically necessary."
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