GOP Objections Kill Proposed Cap On Insulin Costs In Private Insurance

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A proposal to cap insulin costs for people with private insurance won’t be part of the sweeping climate and health care legislation that Senate Democrats are about to pass after Republicans moved to strip it out of the bill on Sunday.

The Democratic proposal needed 60 votes to survive, but only seven Republicans joined the chamber’s 50 Democrats in voting “yes.”

The high price of insulin is among the best-known, most extreme examples of high drug costs causing hardship for Americans. Insulin in the ...

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