Minnesota insulin lawsuit update

Minnesota insulin lawsuit update

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(ABC 6 News) – Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison just made a big announcement in his fight against three big insulin makers.

Ellison says the state just reached a settlement with insulin manufacturer Eli Lilly that guarantees, starting today, all Minnesotans (without or without insurance) can purchase Eli Lilly insulin products for $35 a month for the next five years.

In 2018, several states and Minnesota sued Eli Lilly and two other pharmaceutical companies, accusing them of overcharging for insulin.

The Minnesota Department of Health estimates around 160,000 Minnesotans rely on insulin.