Telephone Town Hall with Congressman Jim McGovern

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Congressman Jim McGovern answered a question about when the drug negotiations will take effect and what drugs are included.
Glen Fewkes answered a question about if the legislation will cover prescriptions for mental health.
Congressman McGovern answered a question about if the legislation can be overturned if powers in government change this Fall.

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AARP Massachusetts hosted this Access Live event to discuss the Inflation Reduction Act. This event featured Congressman Jim McGovern, representing Massachusetts’s 2nd Congressional District and Glen Fewkes, the Director of Health Care Access & Affordability at AARP. The Congressman opened the event by talking about the battle to lower drug prices and the new laws for people on Medicaid. Participants asked questions regarding the Inflation Reduction Act, changes to prescription drugs, and if the legislation will cover prescriptions for mental health.