Journalists Delve Into Insulin Costs and Prior Authorization Policy

Journalists Delve Into Insulin Costs and Prior Authorization Policy

KHN senior correspondent Angela Hart discussed California’s contract with Civica to make lower-cost insulin on KQED’s “Forum” on March 23. She also discussed California’s potential plan to use Medicaid funding to cover up to six months of rent for low-income enrollees on KCBS’ “State of California” on March 22.

Click here to hear Hart on “Forum”

Read Hart’s “California Picks Generic Drug Company Civica to Produce Low-Cost Insulin”

Click here to hear Hart on “State of California”

Read Hart’s “Prescription for Housing? California Wants Medicaid to Cover 6 Months of Rent”

KHN South Carolina correspondent Lauren Sausser discussed prior authorization on WNHN’s “The Attitude With Arnie Arnesen” on March 21.

Click here to hear Sausser on “The Attitude With Arnie Arnesen”

Read Sausser’s “Feds Move to Rein In Prior Authorization, a System That Harms and Frustrates Patients”

KHN Montana legislative fellow Keely Larson discussed Montana’s vaccine exemption legislation on the Montana Free Press’ “The Session” on March 20.

Click here to hear Larson on “The Session”

Read Larson’s “Montana Considers New Wave of Legislation to Loosen Vaccination Rules”

KHN Midwest correspondent Bram Sable-Smith discussed insulin costs on NPR’s “Weekend Edition Saturday” on March 18.

Click here to hear Sable-Smith on “Weekend Edition Saturday”

Read Sable-Smith’s “Eli Lilly Slashed Insulin Prices. This Starts a Race to the Bottom” and “Armed With Hashtags, These Activists Made Insulin Prices a Presidential Talking Point”

KHN (Kaiser Health News) is a national newsroom that produces in-depth journalism about health issues. Together with Policy Analysis and Polling, KHN is one of the three major operating programs at KFF (Kaiser Family Foundation). KFF is an endowed nonprofit organization providing information on health issues to the nation.


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