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Cigna: Insulin won’t top $25 per month under new plan


A health insurer says a new program will help families who have to pay for a lifesaving drug.

Cigna announced yesterday it is launching the Patient Assurance Program. According to the company, the plan will cap out-of-pocket expenses for a 30-day supply of insulin at $25.

Related: Health care costs are so high that many people skip treatment, medications: Survey

On average, Cigna says patients paid nearly $42 a month in out-of-pocket expenses for the drug last year.

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