Telephone Town Hall with Cong. Matt Cartwright



Full Event

Highlight Clips

Congressman Matt Cartwright explained the importance of allowing Medicare to negotiate prices.
Congressman Cartwright is asked about the budget reconciliation bill to include Medicare vision, dental, and hearing coverage.
The congressman reiterated the need for the Build Back Better plan to pass in Congress.


AARP Pennsylvania hosted this Access Live event featuring Congressman Matt Cartwright to discuss rising prescription drug prices. Topics of discussion included the Build Back Better plan, the coverage of dental, vision and hearing care under Medicare and the need for transparency in the pharmaceutical industry. Hosts also fielded various questions regarding steps to bring drug prices down for Medicare, reducing the age requirement for Medicare coverage and taxing of retirement funds.