State Lawmakers Introduce Bill to Provide Free Epinephrine and $50 Insulin to Children Under Age 18


A trio of Indiana state senators are sponsoring SB421, a bill that would help ease the burden of paying for life-saving medications for children suffering from food allergies and diabetes.

The legislation requires health insurance plans to cover epinephrine auto-injectors at no cost and to cap supplies of insulin regardless of type and dosage to $50 per month.

The bill is sponsored by Senators Eddie Melton, Mark Stoops, and JD Ford and was introduced on January 15, 2020.

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