Rx Teletown Hall with Congresswoman Escobar



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Highlight Clips

Congresswoman Veronica Escobar discussed part D subsidies and how they will be affected by the Inflation Reduction Act.
Congresswoman Escobar discussed common medications that are on the list for being negotiated on price.
Congresswoman Escobar discussed if hearing aids will be covered under the new law.


AARP Texas held this Telephone Townhall to discuss legislation that will lower the cost of prescription drug prices for Medicare recipients. This event featured¬†Congresswoman Veronica Escobar, representing Texas’ 16th Congressional District. Topics of discussion included common medications that will be reduced in price and limiting cost of insulin. Hosts also fielded questions regarding federal agency assistance, secretarial negotiation of Part D subsidies and how to track which drugs are being considered for negotiation.