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Bill to cap insulin costs passes House Committee

Tennessee bill would set price cap on insulin for 30-day supply
Posted at 6:22 PM, Feb 13, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-13 18:25:14-05

FRANKFORT, Ky. (WDRB) — Kentucky lawmakers are trying to make life-saving insulin more affordable.

A House Committee unanimously approved a bill Thursday that would cap insurance copays at $100 for a 30 day supply of insulin.

The cost of insulin has shot up more than 500 percent over the last decade. Those with diabetes say they sometimes have to ration the drug - endangering their health.

The bill now goes to the full House.