New Insulin Cost Cap Excludes An Estimated 21 Million People

The Inflation Reduction Act includes a $35 a month limit on what patients pay out of pocket for insulin. But that’s only for those with Medicare; it’s estimated that there are more than 21 million people left out of the legislation who still have to pay tens of thousands of dollars a year for the life-saving medicine. Two brothers tell NBC News’ Gadi Schwartz about their anger at the exclusion. “We don’t have other options,” one says.

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