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Is there a way to lower the cost of an EpiPen?

The lifesaving medication contained in an EpiPen is not expensive; the high cost is due mainly to the injector. Competing devices have not been successful so far, and no generic alternative is yet available. Finding ways to mandate that insurance fully cover the medication may not really bring the price down. Related Post: The very high cost of very low cholesterol Why many generic drugs are becoming so expensive Millions of adults skip medications due to their high cost Everywhere, hospitals are merging — but why should you… CT test for hidden lung cancer is cost-effective but not… The post Is there a way to lower the cost of an EpiPen? appeared first on Harvard Health Blog.
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