AARP Maine Town Hall on Rx Drug Prices

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Congressman Jared Golden discusses ongoing legislation to address the high cost of prescription drugs.
Congressman Golden explains his proposed legislation, the FLAT Prices Act.
Congressman Golden is asked about international drug pricing.

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AARP Maine hosted this Access Live event to discuss AARP’s commitment to work with lawmakers to fight for lower prescription drug prices. State Director Lori Parham and United States Congressman Jared Golden hosted the conversation on the rising cost of healthcare, the need to allow Medicare to negotiate prices, capping out-of-pocket maximums, and increasing generic drug access. The congressman also discussed current legislative efforts aimed at this issue, such as his proposed FLAT Prices Act.