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Insulin price capped at $100 for 30-day supply

 

Last updated 4/9/2020 at 12:45pm



OLYMPIA — Gov. Jay Inslee signed House Bill 2662 into law last week, capping the price of insulin at $100 for a 30-day supply.

The bill was introduced by Rep. Jacquelin Maycumber, R-Republic.

The measure also creates a task force to investigate why the cost of insulin has risen 500% over the last decate.

“With this legislation, families and individuals who depend on insulin to survive will pay no more than $100 for a 30-day supply,” Maycumber said. “This bill allows patients to keep more of their money and provides some measure of certainty about the cost of insulin moving forward....



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