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Landmark Bill to Cut Prescription Drug Prices Signed Into Law

AARP CEO hails passage and says measure will bring relief to millions

 

The Fight’s Not Over!

Big drug companies are trying to overturn the new law that lowers Rx prices

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Fighting For You

The Inflation Reduction Act and Your Health

Answers to common questions about how the new law affects drug prices, Medicare and more 

AARP Tele-Town Hall on the Fight to Lower Rx Drug Costs

Join us for this special call-in event and get your questions answered

AARP CEO Thanks Members for Historic Rx Win

Jo Ann Jenkins vows AARP will keep fighting big drug companies’ out-of-control prices

Prescription Drug Win Caps AARP’s Fight for Lower Prices

The power of tens of millions of 50-plus adults led to a historic victory

Drugmakers Face Penalties for Price Hikes Above Inflation 

New law requires companies to provide rebates to Medicare for excessive increases

Volunteers Made a Difference in Historic Medicare Vote

Volunteers nationwide asked lawmakers to offer relief from prescription drug prices

Rx Bill Basics

How Medicare Rx Price Negotiations Will Work

Which drugs may be targeted first and when beneficiaries could see savings

Big Changes Coming to Medicare Part D Plans

Inflation Reduction Act limits out-of-pocket drug costs, caps insulin copays, makes vaccines free

ACA Premium Subsidies Extended Through 2025

Inflation Reduction Act provision helps millions of Americans afford health coverage

High Prices Lead Consumers to Ignore Doctors' Orders

New analysis shows 28 percent of Americans do not follow their medication regimens

     

AARP Urges Congress to Address Drug Costs

Invest savings back into Medicare by creating new dental, hearing and vision benefits

     

California Law Could Improve Access to Generic Drugs

Governor signs bill making drug companies prove their 'pay for delay' deals don't hinder competition

     

Cancer Patient Asks Congress to Allow Price Negotiations

Witnesses at hearing on Rx bill say measure would make medicines affordable

     

Plan Paves Way for Safely Importing Prescription Drugs

Consumers could get access to lower-priced medicines from abroad

     

Soaring Drug Prices Affect Nearly Every American

Lawmakers at every level need to address this problem

     

More States Win Prescription Drug Protections

Illinois, Massachusetts, Ohio advance fixes

     

Federal Judge Blocks Drug Transparency Rule

AARP calls ruling a step back in fight against skyrocketing prices

     

Specialty Drug Prices Soar to Nearly $79,000 a Year

AARP report finds costs average more than four times average annual Social Security benefit

     

Maine Gov. Approves New Prescription Drug Laws

Bills tackle price transparency, drug importation and create a medicine affordability board

     

Minnesota Consumers Gain Rx Protections

Wins include emergency refills and cost information from pharmacists

     

Texas Governor Signs Rx Price Transparency Bill

New law requires drugmakers to reveal large increases

     

Florida Governor Signs Drug Importation Bill

Colorado and other states advance proposals to allow consumers to get cheaper Canadian medicines

     

Drug Companies Ordered to Show Prices in TV Ads

New federal rule adds transparency to prescription costs for consumers

     

Here’s How to Lower Prescription Drug Prices

Problems that lawmakers and companies should tackle to reduce medicine costs

     

States Join Fight to Lower Prescription Prices

43 legislatures consider measures ranging from transparency to drug importation

     

The Barriers Blocking Cheaper Prescription Drugs

These practices reduce access to lower-cost medications

     

The Hidden Costs Behind Rx Discounts

Coupons and charity keep list prices high, costing insurers and governments more

     

Floridians Share Outrage Over Prescription Drug Prices

AARP CEO Jo Ann Jenkins kicks off Rx Greed listening tour. "We as a country are better than this. We shouldn't have our seniors struggling every day to meet their basic needs,” said Jenkins.

     

Generics 18 Times Cheaper Than Brand-Name Drugs

Competition continues to bring down prices for popular generic prescription medicines

Here's What Soaring Drug Costs Could Have Bought

Medicare forced to pay billions more to cover enrollees

       

Americans Can't Afford Rising Drug Prices

The high cost of drugs is forcing people to make difficult decisions