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WATCH: Patients and Lawmakers Share What Inflation Reduction Act Means to Them on One Year Anniversary

By August 16, 2023No Comments

One year ago today, President Biden signed the Inflation Reduction Act into law, driving down health care and prescription drug costs for seniors and families nationwide. Protect Our Care’s “Lower Costs, Better Care” Bus Tour is underway now with patients sharing their stories across the country. For patients like Deborah, these provisions are a game-changer. Millions of people are already benefiting from the Inflation Reduction Act’s widespread savings, and the Biden administration is working tirelessly to implement the Medicare negotiation program to make prescription drugs more affordable for seniors.

Watch Deborah’s Story Here.

Between lowering premium costs for families by $2,400 on average, capping insulin costs and providing free vaccines for seniors, and stopping drug companies’ egregious price hikes, the Inflation Reduction Act is already delivering relief to the American people. Soon, the law will limit the annual out-of-pocket drug costs for seniors to $2,000 and give Medicare the power to negotiate lower drug prices. By passing this historic legislation, Democrats like Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) and Representative Susie Lee (D-NV) took on Big Pharma and won, giving people across the country peace of mind knowing they can afford the lifesaving care they need.

Watch Senator Kirsten Gillibrand Here.


Watch Rep. Susie Lee Here. 

Protect Our Care is continuing its nationwide bus tour, traveling nearly 8,000 miles with more than 30 stops for events with lawmakers, patient storytellers, and health care advocates. Follow along for more patient stories on social media and learn more about the bus tour here