Roughly 1.3 million adults in Illinois are affected by Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes. The rising cost of insulin makes it hard to afford for the uninsured and those whose coverage comes with high cost sharing. However, a recent NBC15 WMTV article discussed a new bill, signed by Illinois governor J.B. Pritzker on January 24th, that places a $100 monthly cap on out of pocket costs for insulin. The new law will go into effect next January, but provisions requiring an insulin pricing report will begin immediately.
Quick Hits: Illinois Caps Insulin Costs at $100/Month
Governor JB Pritzker signed a new law that limits out of pocket insulin costs at $100 for a 30-day supply.
Feb 3, 2020