Diabetes Patients Upset Insulin Cap For Private Plans Axed From IRA

By Gabrielle Wanneh / August 9, 2022 at 5:20 PM
Patient groups are upset that Republicans garnered enough votes to remove a reconciliation provision that would have capped the out-of-pocket cost for a month’s supply of insulin at $35 for individuals with private insurance and are urging Congress to either reinsert the provision or pass standalone legislation aimed at making insulin more affordable for all Americans. Democrats included the provision that applied the $35 insulin cap to both private and Medicare plans in the reconciliation bill they took to the...

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