Kuster Urges Action To Make Insulin More Affordable on House Floor
Washington, March 31, 2022
**Kuster’s full remarks are available HERE**
**1 in 4 Americans who rely on insulin have cut back or skipped doses due to costs**
Washington, D.C. — Today, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) spoke on the House Floor in favor of H.R. 6833, the Affordable Insulin Now Act, legislation to cap out-of-pocket costs for insulin at no more than $35 per month in Medicare Part D and commercial health insurance. In her remarks, Rep. Kuster highlighted the critical need to make insulin affordable for Americans in New Hampshire and across the country.
“I consistently hear from Granite State families about how the rising costs of insulin are forcing them to put their health at risk by cutting back on doses or skipping them altogether because it’s just too expensive,” said Rep. Kuster. “American families should not face impossible decisions between their medications and their well-being. No one should pay more than $35 a month for their insulin. I urge my colleagues to support this bill, and I yield back.”
Congresswoman Kuster has been a strong advocate for lowering the cost of insulin for Granite State families. The Kuster-backed Affordable Insulin Now Act will:
Rep. Kuster’s full remarks on the House Floor are available HERE.