Sen. Bill Cassidy, R-Louisiana, participates in a meeting of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions on May 10, 2023, in Washington, D.C. (Committee video screenshot)

U.S. senators press pharma executives on cost of insulin, prescription medications

BY: - May 10, 2023

WASHINGTON — U.S. senators sparred with pharmaceutical companies and pharmacy benefit managers during a Wednesday hearing on the costs of insulin and other prescription medications.  Louisiana Sen. Bill Cassidy, the top Republican on the panel and a physician, noted that a century ago a diabetes diagnosis was essentially a death sentence for patients before the […]