PriceWatch: U.S. Cost of Insulin Nearly Triples from 2012 to 2016


Reuters reported that the cost of insulin for treating type 1 diabetes in the U.S. has nearly doubled over a five-period according to a new analysis by nonprofit Health Care Cost Institute (HCCI). Reuters noted that the increases are putting some patients at risk. The price for one person with type 1 diabetes has grown rom $2,864 in 2012 to $5,705 in 2016. TrialSite News has written about consequential lawsuits. For example the State of Minnesota is suing Novo Nordisk, Eli Lilly and Sanofi for deceptive pricing.