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Price of insulin limited

Gov. Inslee signs bill from Rep. Maycumber into law

 

Last updated 4/9/2020 at 2:01pm



OLYMPIA — Gov. Jay Inslee signed House Bill 2662 into law last week, capping the price of insulin at $100 for a 30-day supply.

The bill was introduced by Rep. Jacquelin Maycumber, R-Republic.

The measure also creates a task force to investigate why the cost of insulin has risen 500% over the last decate.

“Especially now, with so many families struggling to make ends meet under the governor’s ‘stay home, stay healthy’ orders, families need financial relief wherever they can find it,” Maycumber said of the new law.

“With this legislation, families and individuals who depend on...



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