Rx Teletown Hall with Congresswoman Garcia

#AARPTX

Media

Full Event

Highlight Clips

Congresswoman Sylvia Garcia discussed what helped convinced members of Congress to pass the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022.
Congresswoman Garcia discussed the cost of diabetes testing supplies.
The congresswoman discussed when people should expect to see lower drug prices.

About

AARP Texas hosted this Access Live event to discuss the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 and its provisions to lower prescription drug prices for Medicare recipients. This event featured Congresswoman Sylvia Garcia, Representative for the 29th Congressional District, who provided an overview of the Inflation Reduction Act and how it will directly benefit AARP members. She also spoke about the Elder Abuse Protection Act and the Protect Older Job Applicants Act recently passed in the House and are awaiting vote in the Senate. Other topics of discussion included types of glucose monitors, timeline for when the legislation will go into effect for members, and future proposed legislation.