NY-16 Rx Price Reform Forum w/Rep Bowman & HHS

#AARPNY

Media

Full Event

Highlight Clips

Congressman Jamaal Bowman and Dr. Dara Kass answered a question about the $2000 Medicare cap.
Dr. Kass answered a question about the Medicare cap and when the legislation will take effect.
Dr. Kass answered a question about if a specific insulin medication will be included in the legislation.

About

AARP New York hosted this Access Live event to discuss the historic new law that will lower prescription drug prices for Medicare recipients. This event featured Congressman Jamaal Bowman, representative for New York’s 16th Congressional District and Dr. Dara Kass, Regional Director for Region 2 ​of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The hosts discussed the Inflation Reduction Act, additional funding for Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), and access to free vaccines. There was also discussion regarding the prescription reduction timeline, the $2000 Medicare cap, and how to find out if a specific insulin medication will be included in the legislation.