Senate Republicans Strike Down Dems’ Bid For Insulin Copay Caps

By Gabrielle Wanneh / August 7, 2022 at 6:04 PM
Senate Republicans garnered enough votes Sunday (Aug. 7) to axe Democrats’ bid to apply a $35 insulin out-of-pocket cap to private plans in addition to Medicare, after Democrats essentially dared Republicans to make the politically unpopular move by rebuffing an earlier parliamentarian ruling and including private insulin caps in the bill they took to the Senate floor. In the final hours of vote-a-rama weekend, Democrats’ provision to cap out-of-pocket insulin costs at $35 per monthly supply for individuals with private...

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