***MEDIA ADVISORY FOR MONDAY, AUGUST 22 AT 10:00 AM PT***
The Inflation Reduction Act Will Lower Costs, Help Nevadans Save on Premiums, and Allow Medicare to Negotiate Drug Prices
Las Vegas, Nevada — On Monday, August 22nd at 10:00 am, Congresswoman Susie Lee will join Protect Our Care Nevada to discuss the Inflation Reduction Act, historic legislation that will lower prescription drug costs and health insurance premiums for millions of Americans.
The Inflation Reduction Act will lower the cost of health insurance and drive down prescription drug prices by giving Medicare the power to negotiate, capping seniors’ out-of-pocket costs for drugs at $2,000 per year, capping insulin costs, and stopping Big Pharma’s egregious price hikes. This bill will help lower costs for millions of working families, address the deep racial inequities in our health care system and save lives. This historic legislation ends a 20-year era of pharmaceutical companies’ greed taking precedence over the health and well-being of the American people.
By passing this legislation, Democrats delivered on their promise to lower health care costs and rein in high drug prices — a stark contrast from every Republican who voted no. American families have been asking and waiting for this day, and now help is on the way.
WHO: Congresswoman Susie Lee and health care advocates
WHAT: Press Conference
WHEN: Monday, August 22, 2022 at 10:00 AM PT
WHERE: Soriano Conference Room in the Engelstad Building at Roseman University
10530 Discovery Drive, Las Vegas, NV 89135
Watch the livestream.