I switched my prescription to Costco. I can get a full 90 day supply without waiting on mail order. I also save a bit over $100 a month on my insulin. Last week, I took five bottles instead of the full order. It would have been $800+ without my insurance. Amazing! For something that we have to have in order to stay alive. That is crazy!

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Ohhhhhhhh, good info on Costco. Thanks for sharing and glad you saved a ton of money. :)

Anytime. We seem to get skewered on prices with this disease.

To add to the equation of insulin pricing, in 3rd world countries it costs way less around $20 / bottle! Not sure how is that possible while here they charge crazy amounts for insurances. I wonder if it is just numbers on papers and not the real cost?

You might want to read the recent Time Magazine article on health care costs; very revealing. It explains quite well why we, in the USA, are paying such a premium for a similar level of service as elswhere

Yes Costco is the cheapest for insulin. I was paying almost $100 bottle paying the deductable for Apidra or Humulin insulins at what I thought was the cheapest chain pharmacy CVS, WITH my insurance. I switched insurance plans and started paying $50 for a 30 day prescription of one or two bottles still at CVS. Switched to Costco and my cost dropped to ZERO for two bottles/month with same insurance!




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