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Medicare spends $87.9M on EpiPen users in 2014, up 1,000%+ in 7 years — 5 highlights

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A Kaiser Family Foundation analysis found Medicare spending on Mylan's EpiPen drastically increased between 2007 and 2014, according to Yahoo! Finance.

Here are five highlights:

1. In seven years, Medicare spending on the EpiPen increased 1,151 percent.

2. The number of EpiPen users rallied 164 percent from 2007 to 2014.

3. Medicare spent $7 million on EpiPen in 2007 for 79,980 users in 2007.

4. That figure increased to $87.9 million in 2014.

5. In 2014, nearly 211,500 Medicare members used EpiPen.

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