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PRESS EVENT: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Members of Congress Join Protect Our Care to Tell Americans That Help Is on the Way Thanks to the Inflation Reduction Act

By September 20, 2022No Comments


Millions Will Benefit from Lower Health Care Costs and Better Care Thanks to the Inflation Reduction Act

Washington DC — On Wednesday, September 21, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (D-MD) will join U.S. Representatives Peter Welch (D-VT-AL), Lauren Underwood (D-IL-14), Susie Lee (D-NV-03), and Susan Wild (D-PA-07), and health care advocates and storytellers for an in-person press event hosted by Protect Our Care to celebrate the Inflation Reduction Act’s game-changing measures to drive down health care costs for millions of working families and seniors nationwide. During the event, speakers will discuss how the bill lowers premiums, gives Medicare the power to negotiate, caps drug costs for seniors, and reduces disparities in health care. These savings will begin as soon as next year. The event will take place in front of the House Triangle. 

U.S. Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA)
Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (D-MD)
U.S. Representative Peter Welch (D-VT-AL)
U.S. Representative Susie Lee (D-NV-03)
U.S. Representative Lauren Underwood (D-IL-14)
U.S. Representative Susan Wild (D-PA-07)
David Mitchell, Patients for Affordable Drugs
Richard Fiesta, Alliance for Retired Americans
Emily Gee, Center for American Progress
Dr. Jessica Ice, patient storyteller from West Virginia
DonnaMarie Woodson, patient storyteller from North Carolina

WHAT: Press Event Celebrating Lower Health Care Costs

WHEN: Wednesday, September 21, 2022 at 10:00 AM ET

WHERE: House Triangle

Event will also be streamed live online here.