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Not Pandemic-Proof: Insulin Copay Caps Fall Short, Fueling Underground Exchanges

1 month 2 weeks ago
Although sharing prescription medicines is illegal, many people with diabetes are turning to underground donation networks when they cannot afford their insulin. Caps on insulin copays enacted in Colorado and 11 other states were designed to help. But the gaps between insulin costs and many patients’ financial realities are only widening amid the economic crisis of the COVID pandemic.
Markian Hawryluk
2 hours 57 minutes ago
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