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Town Hall to Discuss Prescription Drug Cost

Posted on 06/20/19

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You're invited Join us for an important conversation. Americans pay the highest prescription drug prices in the world and many seniors are forced to choose between filling a prescription or putting food on their table. We're hosting a live and interactive statewide telephone town hall to discuss this issue with Leigh Purvis, Director of Health Services Research in AARP’s Public Policy Institute. We will take your questions on the air and talk about common sense solutions to skyrocketing prescription drug prices.

WHAT: Statewide telephone town hall to discuss skyrocketing prescription drug costs.
WHEN: June 24, 11:00am to Noon MTN
HOW: Dial toll-free 866-767-0637 or online HERE

About Leigh Purvis:
Leigh Purvis is the Director of Health Services Research in AARP’s Public Policy Institute. She heads the Institute’s work on prescription drug issues. Her primary areas of expertise are prescription drug pricing, biologic drugs, and prescription drug coverage. She is a coauthor of the Public Policy Institute’s annual Rx Price Watch reports, which track price trends for prescription drugs used by older Americans. Ms. Purvis is a widely recognized expert on prescription drug issues.

This story is provided by AARP Idaho. Visit the AARP Idaho page for more news, events, and programs affecting retirement, health care, and more.

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