She has health insurance through her job and uses a $100 manufacturer’s coupon to help defray the cost.
She’s willing to pay the price for her daily dose of insulin, even though it poses financial hardship.
“Not a lot of people could afford that co-pay… and I’ve seen them have to walk away.”.
The issue is a matter of life and death — and it’s one Stark says deeply informs the choices she makes at the ballot box.
Insulin pricing may seem like a niche issue, but it’s one that affects millions of people across the country.
As the Democratic primary race begins to take shape, that message seems to have reached the ears of some 2020 contenders.
“97 years later, Eli Lilly is charging ~$300 and Americans die because they can’t afford their medication. »