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Dennis says his copay for insulin is through the roof. “A three-month supply for nine vials, the last time I went through my insurance, was something like $720,” he said.
He said he’s had to look elsewhere to afford the medication he needs to live; in some cases, driving 700 miles across the border into Canada, and down to Whitehorse, where he said he can buy a vile of insulin for $28. He wonders why such a disparity exists between American and Canadian insulin prices.