SB667 is an important first step on the path to addressing the skyrocketing prices of lifesaving medicines like insulin. The cost of popular types of insulin has tripled over the last decade, increasing the price of some by as much as 800%. SB667 will cap those costs at $100 for a 30-day supply, and require further study of prescription drug costs by the state Department of Insurance. We look forward to reviewing the Department’s findings.
The members of Protect Our Care Illinois want to thank the bill sponsors, Senator Manar and Representative Guzzardi, as well as Gov. Pritzker for his early support of the measure.
Protect Our Care – Illinois is a statewide coalition of health care advocates, providers, consumers, and workers, joining together to prevent the repeal of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), prevent disastrous changes to Medicaid, and protect and expand access to quality affordable health care.