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TODAY: Senators Murray and Warnock to Host Roundtable on Lowering Cost of Lifesaving Drugs With WA and GA Patients

By March 31, 2022No Comments

***MEDIA ADVISORY FOR THURSDAY, MARCH 31 AT 3:15 PM ET  // 12:15 PM PT***

Washington, DC — Today, Thursday, March 31 at 3:15 PM ET // 12:15 PM PT, U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA), Chair of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP), and U.S. Senator Reverend Raphael Warnock (D-GA) will hold a virtual roundtable with Protect Our Care and patients from Washington state and Georgia to discuss their fight to lower the cost of lifesaving prescription drugs for patients across our country—including by bringing down insulin costs for the 1 in 10 patients across the country with diabetes.

During the event, Senators Murray and Warnock will hear from patients from Washington state and Georgia who depend on insulin to manage their diabetes and stay healthy and will highlight their efforts to bring down health care costs for working people however possible—so that no patient is forced to ration their insulin or choose between buying groceries or paying for the lifesaving drug they need.

Senators Murray and Warnock will be joined by Leslie Dach, Chair of Protect Our Care, Kevin Wren, a type 1 diabetes patient from Washington state, and Shannon, a mother of three from Georgia struggling to cover high medical expenses for one son with an autoimmune condition and another son recently diagnosed with type 1 diabetes.

VIRTUAL EVENT:

WHO:
U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA)
U.S. Senator Reverend Raphael Warnock (D-GA)
Leslie Dach, Chair of Protect Our Care
Kevin Wren, type 1 diabetes patient from Washington state
Shannon, a Georgia mother of three boys with serious medical conditions

WHAT: Senators Murray and Warnock Fight to Cap Insulin Costs at $35/Month and Lower the Cost of Lifesaving Drugs for Patients

WHERE: Send an Email to RSVP

WHEN: Thursday, March 31 at 3:15 PM ET // 12:15 PM PT