More states aim to lower out-of-pocket expenses for drugs

04/12/2012 | New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

Legislators in at least 20 states proposed measures to limit consumers' out-of-pocket costs for expensive drugs. Maine enacted a law that puts a yearly cap on patient payments for costly therapies, and Connecticut and Rhode Island are considering similar measures. Meanwhile, a House bill would require all states to reduce patient-incurred drug costs.

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