Finance Probe Blames Drug Makers, PBMs For Rising Insulin Prices

The Senate Finance Committee on Thursday (Jan. 14) released a bipartisan report that blames both drug companies and pharmaceutical benefit managers for rising insulin prices. Insulin is often singled out in the debate over drug prices. Prices for insulin products have doubled, and in some cases tripled, in the past decade, according to the Finance report. Insulin price increases are due in part to the fact that the biologic was until last year regulated as a drug. Generic drug makers...
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Inside Drug Pricing - 01/18/2021
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Vol. 4, No. 3
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