At Issue: The complexity of insulin’s high cost

13:56 EDT 20 Jun 2017 | Healio

As patients grapple with increasing prices for insulin, many stakeholders have been the subjects of intense scrutiny as the diabetes community searches for solutions.Debate has swirled around who is to blame for insulin prices that have greatly outpaced inflation over the last decade. In November, the American Diabetes Association called on Congress to hold hearings with all entities in the insulin supply chain, including manufacturers, wholesalers, pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs), insurers and pharmacies, and asked those same groups to substantially increase transparency in pricing associated with the delivery of insulin to the patient.

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