Energy and Commerce Republican Leaders Press Insurers on Rising Insulin Prices
WASHINGTON, DC – Energy and Commerce Committee Republican Leader Greg Walden (R-OR), Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee Republican Leader Brett Guthrie (R-KY), and Health Subcommittee Republican Leader Michael Burgess.(R-TX) are pressing top insurance companies for answers as to their role in the rising cost of insulin.
In letters to Anthem, Blue Cross Blue Shield, CVS Health, Cigna Corporation, Kaiser Permanente, and UnitedHealth Group, the leaders request information on the relationship between insulin's list price and its negotiated price and the impact this negotiation process has on patients.
"We are continuing to investigate...