You Can't Be Charged More For Insulin

Since January 1, 2023,  Part D plans can’t charge you more than $35 for a one-month supply of Part D-covered insulin. You also don’t have to pay a deductible for you don’t have to pay a deductible Part D-covered insulin.

This rule applies even if you get more than one month’s supply at a time. For example, a 2- or 3-month supply will still only cost you $35 a month.

Although this rule went into effect in January of 2023, plans have until the end of March to update their systems. If you get charged more in this time our plan must reimburse you within 30 calendar days for any amount you paid above the $35 cap.

Citation: Saving money with the prescription drug law. Medicare.Gov.

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