Insulin Users Get Good News From Two Insurance Companies
If you are an insulin user or you have one in your family then a possible topic of conversation over the last few months has been about the rising costs of the pharmaceutical that keeps them alive.
Two medical insurance companies have joined forces, Cigna and ExpressScripts, have both agreed to limit the monthly cost of insulin to $25 per month. Type 1 Diabetes is the one where diabetics use insulin to help keep them alive. According to reuters.com article, the cost of one year of insulin in 2012 was $2,864 and had risen to $5,705 in 2016.
The cost of $25 per month for insulin users will be made available by reduction of costs at point of sale, after co-payments and insurance deductions.
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