Costs for Emergency Allergy Injectors Still High for Some?

July 12, 2022


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<5 mins
Money 1200
Presented by Health Lab

A new study, led by Kao-Ping Chua, M.D., Ph.D., a U-M pediatrician, sheds light on the affordability of epinephrine auto-injectors, finding that children and adults with high deductible health plans are paying significantly more for the life-saving medication even as competitors to EpiPen became available. Chua, a member of the Susan B. Meister Child Health Evaluation and Research (CHEAR) Center and the U-M Institute for Healthcare Policy and Innovation, explores the findings and provides suggestions to help increase affordability for patients with severe allergies.

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