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From: Marci (marcinmin) DelphiPlus Member Icon Posted by hostJun-22 10:03 AM 
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this didn't pass before, but maybe it has a chance now

The Hill:

Sens. Jeanne Shaheen (D-N.H.) and Susan Collins (R-Maine) on Wednesday unveiled legislation aimed at lowering the cost of insulin, seeking a bipartisan breakthrough on one of the highest-profile examples of high drug prices challenging patients.  

The legislation would cap patients’ out of pocket costs for insulin at $35 per month, and includes provisions seeking to incentivize drugmakers to lower the overall price of insulin.  

“For far too long, patients have stretched their budgets, rationed insulin and made difficult personal decisions to keep this drug within reach for themselves or those they love,” Shaheen and Collins said in a joint statement.  

“It is paramount that Congress act swiftly, which is why we are calling on Senate leadership to bring our legislation to the floor as soon as possible,” they added.  

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From: LoveRiot DelphiPlus Member IconJun-24 3:36 PM 
To: Marci (marcinmin) DelphiPlus Member Icon  (2 of 3) 
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fingers crossed

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