U.S. insulin prices 8 times higher than in other countries

Insulin prices are extra than 8 occasions better in the United States than in 32 higher-profits comparison nations combined, in accordance to a new RAND Corporation study.

The study in comparison how considerably unique forms of insulin marketed in the U.S. would value if bought at prices in other nations around the world. The common selling price for each unit throughout all forms of insulin in the U.S. was $98.70. Other nations around the world would have compensated a portion as considerably for the very same insulins.

U.S. prices were being better than each individual of the 32 comparison nations around the world separately, ranging from three.8 occasions better than those in Chile to 27.seven occasions those in Turkey. U.S. prices were being 6.three occasions better than those in Canada, 5.nine occasions better than those in Japan and 8.nine occasions better than those in the United Kingdom.

The study utilized

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