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HB19-1216

Reduce Insulin Prices

Concerning measures to reduce a patient's costs of prescription insulin drugs, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.
Session:
2019 Regular Session
Subject:
Health Care & Health Insurance
Bill Summary

Prescription insulin drugs - 30-day supply - cost-sharing cap - appropriation. Effective January 1, 2020, the act caps the cost sharing a covered person is required to pay for prescription insulin drugs at $100 per 30-day supply of insulin.

The act requires the department of law to investigate the pricing of prescription insulin drugs and submit a report of its findings to the governor, the commissioner of insurance, and the judiciary committees of the senate and house of representatives.

$26,054 is appropriated to the department of regulatory agencies for use by the division of insurance to implement the act.


(Note: This summary applies to this bill as enacted.)

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