NY-15 Rx Price Reform Forum w/Rep Ritchie Torres

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Congressman Ritchie Torres discussed what helped convince Senators and Representatives to vote yes to support lowering the cost of prescription drugs and passing the Inflation Reduction Act.
Congressman Ritchie Torres discussed if shingles vaccines will be covered under the Inflation Reduction Act.
Congressman Ritchie Torres discussed when the Inflation Reduction Act will go into effect.

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AARP New York held this Telephone Townhall with guest speaker Congressman Ritchie Torres, representing the 15th Congressional District of New York, to discuss and answer important questions regarding the Inflation Reduction Act and its role in lowering the costs of prescription drugs. Topics of discussion included the timeline for new cap on drug prices, vaccines, and insulin. Congressman Torres also fielded questions regarding specific vaccination costs, Social Security adjustments, specific drug eligibility, utility costs and Medicare premiums.