Conversation with U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy



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United States Senator Bill Cassidy is asked what Congress is doing to combat high prescription costs.
Senator Cassidy discusses allowing Medicare to negotiate lower drug prices.
Senator Cassidy answers a question about importing drugs from other countries.


AARP Louisiana hosted this Access Live event to discuss lowering prescription drug costs. The event featured United States Senator Bill Cassidy (LA) and AARP State Director Denise Bottcher who discussed the need to lower the overall cost of healthcare and holding pharmaceutical companies accountable. Specific topics of discussion included increasing the access of generic drugs, negotiating costs for Medicare, and price transparency.