NY-8 Rx Price Reform Forum w/Rep Hakeem Jeffries



Full Event

Highlight Clips

Congressman Hakeem Jeffries answered a question about when the price reductions will take effect and does it apply to all prescriptions.
Congressman Jeffries answered a question about if Social Security will change.
The congressman answered a question about call wait times for Social Security offices.


AARP New York hosted this Access Live event to discuss the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 and how it aims to lower the cost of prescription drugs. The event featured US Representative Hakeem Jeffries, who explained how the historic legislation allows Medicare to negotiate drug prices and caps out-of-pocket prescription costs for seniors. Callers inquired about when the legislation will take effect, which prescriptions will be affected, and what is being done to protect Medicare and Social Security.