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“A Godsend”: President Biden Celebrates Lower Health Care Costs for the American People

By September 27, 2022No Comments

Washington DC — Today, President Biden delivered remarks on his administration’s successful efforts to drive down health care costs for the American people. During the event, President Biden celebrated the passage of the Inflation Reduction Act and its game-changing prescription drug and premium savings. The speech comes after the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services announced that Medicare Part B premiums will see the first decline in more than a decade, benefiting millions of seniors and people with disabilities across the country. In response, Protect Our Care Chair Leslie Dach issued the following statement: 

“The announcement from CMS on lower Medicare premiums is only the latest achievement in a long line of health care victories from President Biden and Democrats in Congress. By signing the Inflation Reduction Act into law, President Biden has delivered lower prescription drug costs and ACA premiums for millions of families. The administration has also taken critical steps to stop surprise billing, strengthen maternal care and reduce racial disparities in our health care system. Taken together, these actions mean seniors and families could save thousands of dollars a year on health care beginning as soon as next year. While Republicans want to rip away health care and dismantle essential programs like Medicare and Social Security, Democrats are standing up for middle class families and delivering long-overdue relief.”