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September 16, 2022

Biden’s Insulin Cap is a Start, But WV Residents Can’t Afford Other Prescription Meds

Public News ServiceThe Inflation Reduction Act signed by President Joe Biden last month caps the cost of insulin at $35 per month for seniors who have Medicare, beginning next year.

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West Virginians say they approve the move – but many are struggling to cover the costs of other prescription medications.

According to the West Virginia Center on Budget and Policy, the Mountain State’s per capita prescription drug cost increases outpaced national averages every day between 2001 and 2014, faster than all other health-care spending.

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