AARP Ohio with Senator Sherrod Brown – Healthcare and Financial Security

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Senator Brown discusses controlling prescription drug prices.
Senator Brown talks about the possibility of a flat tax.
Senator Brown addresses the Medicare "Donut Hole."

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AARP Ohio held this live interactive event featuring United States Senator Sherrod Brown. The senator discussed the overall topic of healthcare such as prescription drug costs, and Medicaid and Medicare benefit. He explained the need for accessibility and affordability for all Americans and offered his opinion on the Graham-Cassidy Senate bill as it relates to healthcare. He also addressed the Medicare gap which caused many seniors to lose coverage, but added, that by 2021 this gap should be closed, allowing for more seniors to have access to healthcare. He also stated his concern about protecting Ohioans from identity theft and discussed the recent Equifax security breach.