Will you get insulin-cost relief from the inflation bill? Not if you have private insurance

Posted on AllSides August 13th, 2022
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Cost relief may be coming for Medicare recipients who use insulin. But a proposed $35 monthly cap for those with private insurance is no longer part of the Senate’s Inflation Relief Act, which goes before the House on Friday.

The cost of insulin, which is used by people with diabetes to control their blood sugar, has become a political issue, with politicians like Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders decrying how much Americans pay compared to people in other countries.

The highest cost for insulin is borne by those who pay for insulin themselves,...

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