PBS NewsHour

How the Inflation Reduction Act aims to lower drug costs

Clip: 08/07/2022 | 5m 47s | Video has closed captioning.

48 million Americans get prescription drugs through Medicare Part D, but Medicare has had no ability to negotiate prices. A provision in the Inflation Reduction Act would change that in some cases. The bill would also cap out-of-pocket drug costs for Medicare recipients. Stacy Dusetzina from the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine joins Lisa Desjardins to discuss.

Aired: 08/07/22

Rating: NR

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