You must live in a different country, right. You should do a Google for 'most expensive drugs in the US'. Prices can go up to the hundreds of thousands in this country, and we're not talking just orphan diseases.
Don't know when results are to be released.
When a trial is blinded usually they hire CROs to perform the trial and act as intermediaries between the patients/doctors/data and themselves. The CRO might know the results, but they're not "supposed" to divulge.