As drugmakers pledge to slash insulin prices, local diabetics hope to reap benefits

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TOLEDO, Ohio — According to the CDC, 37.3 million Americans have diabetes and their lives depend on using insulin.

As part of President Joe Biden’s Build Back Better plan he pushed in 2021, copays for insulin were to be capped at $35 a month starting in 2023.

“Whether you get health insurance through your private policy affordable care act marketplace or through Medicare, nobody is going to pay more than 35 dollars each month for insulin,” Biden said in 2021.

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