The Cheap Insulin Foundation

279 supporters

To increase access to affordable insulin, diabetes medications, equipment & supplies, and to promote improved diabetes management & quality of life for all diabetics.

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Petitioning U.S. Senate, U.S. House of Representatives, Donald J. Trump, Alex M. Azar II

Cut Insulin & Other Drug Prices By Up to 75% – Eliminate Prescription Drug Kickbacks

Highly-inflated US insulin and drug prices are NOT due to a mysterious combination of drug-company greed, high research costs, and a "complex" pricing system.  Take a Look behind the curtain and you'll see the cause really is a massive kickback scheme that defrauds millions Americans every day, every time they fill a prescription.   For insulin, the kickbacks (politely called "drug rebates") represent almost 75% of US retail prices, as shown in the diagram from the drug companies themselves.  It's simple math to see that 75% kickbacks require 400% price inflation.  A $100 vial insulin must be inflated to $400 to cover 75% percent kickbacks.  Please join the Cheap Insulin Foundation (CIF) in petitioning Congress, President Trump, and HHS Secretary Alex Azar to take the necessary actions to: end the "drug rebates" (and other "pay-to-play" fees) paid to health insurers and pharmacy benefits managers (PBMs), and ensure that equivalent upfront price deductions are made.Help Even More ... 1. Share our webpage about the problem (cheapinsulin.org/high-insulin-prices), and if you'd like to volunteer with CIF, click here to let us know. 2. Please support this effort and the our day-to-day work helping diabetic kids and adults get cheap insulin, insulin pumps & glucose monitors.  Join CIF today (for just $8/month), or make a one-time donation. Thanks! Keith Parisella, PresidentThe Cheap Insulin Foundationcheapinsulin.orgkeith@cheapinsulin.orgTel. (800) 215-2474      

The Cheap Insulin Foundation
279 supporters