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Insulin Singled Out in Ambitious Bill By House Democrats to Lower Drug Prices

The bill would mandate that the government negotiate with drug makers about the price of insulin, both in the Medicare program and for the open insurance market. It also includes many other mechanisms intended to lower the price of insulin and other drugs.

ere are Six Recent Moves to Curb Co-Pay Costs for Insulin

Four insurers have introduced a cap on monthly insulin costs, but the federal government’s move to change regulations around high-deductible insurance plans may have the biggest long-term impact.

The company also will offer a $99 monthly subscription for up to three vials or two packs of any combination of Novo Nordisk’s analog insulins.

Two Minnesota Insurers Move to Cap or Eliminate Out-of-Pocket Insulin Costs

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota will eliminate out-of-pocket costs for its fully insured customers, while UCare will cap the costs at $25 a month.

Some Health Plans With High Deductible Health Plans Will Now Cover Insulin Before Deductible is Met

Qualifying plans which offer the option of health savings accounts can provide pre-deductible coverage for some care for chronic conditions like diabetes, according to a new rule issued by the U.S. Treasury Department.

Medica rolls out the program for many of its Minnesota-based customers. It joins Cigna in offering this option in its insurance plans.

However, insulin may be excluded from one of the two proposed methods for drug importation.

The Senate’s Insulin Price Reduction Act: What You Need to Know

An overview of the key provisions to this bipartisan bill, and the possible hurdles to its passage.

Jada Louis Died Because She Had to Choose Between Paying for Rent or Insulin

A young woman from Virginia dies from insulin rationing. Read her story and share the resources we provide to help others avoid who might be in the same situation.

Senator Bernie Sanders to Accompany Insulin Caravan to Canada

This marks the first time that a presidential candidate has pledged to take part in direct diabetes activism.