Iowa calls for $75 insulin cap

Iowa calls for 75 insulin cap

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(ABC 6 News) – An Iowa bill aiming to cap insulin costs at $75 for a month supply.

The bill has advanced out of a Senate subcommittee and is now being recommended for passage.

Insulin is used to treat high blood sugar in people with both Type 1 and 2 diabetes.

In Minnesota, the state’s Insulin Safety Net Program and a settlement with insulin maker Eli Lilly by the Attorney General’s office has capped insulin costs to $35 a month.