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CVS announces plan to eliminate co-pays for diabetes drugs

By The Motley Fool  
   January 29, 2020

According to a study by CVS Health's pharmacy benefit manager, CVS Caremark, the average diabetic spends $467.24 out-of-pocket per year on their medication, including insulin, and 12% of them lay out upwards of $1,000. As a result of those costs, some diabetes patients must sometimes forgo their medication, which can result in disease progression, and in some, lead to the development of heart disease.

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