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How Washington’s drug-pricing promise could lose its way
Modern Healthcare

Kathy Sego, a choir teacher from Indiana, sat before the Senate Finance Committee in late January and tried to show lawmakers how drastically drug pricing needs to change.

Sego told senators how her diabetic son secretly rationed his insulin after he realized it cost his insured parents $1,700 per month. She described his sharp and sudden weight loss and spiraling health problems. She explained what it was like to take a trip to Hungary and see a $10 price tag for the same vial of insulin that cost them $487 back home.

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