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Key takeaways from the Inflation Reduction Act and its impact on Hawaii health care

| Sep 6, 2022 | Hawaii

With President Biden’s signing of the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 last month, Hawaii residents have the opportunity to benefit from lower prescription drug prices, the capping of insulin copays to $35 per month, and continuous health coverage through subsidies.      One of the act’s key provisions is allowing...[ Read More ]

Q&A: MLPP’s Alex Rossman talks health insurance affordability and the Inflation Reduction Act

| Sep 1, 2022 | Michigan

Alex Rossman is the External Affairs Director at the Michigan League For Public Policy (MLPP). In this Q&A, he discusses how the Inflation Reduction Act will impact the health insurance marketplace and Michiganders.     State of Reform: How will Whitmer’s recent directive to health insurance companies to lower costs,...[ Read More ]

5 Things Arizona: American Indian health center, Q&A w/ Ann-Marie Alameddin, Olmstead Plan

| Aug 25, 2022 | Arizona

This month's newsletter includes news about a new health education center focused on American Indian health, a conversation with AzHHA CEO Ann-Marie Alameddin, and coverage of the state's updated Olmstead Plan. Thanks for reading! Eli Kirshbaum State of Reform 1. Arizona will soon have American Indian-focused health education center The...[ Read More ]

Inflation Reduction Act doesn’t do enough for Medicare beneficiaries and could hinder drug innovation, experts say

| Aug 24, 2022 | Arizona

The Inflation Reduction Act, signed by President Biden on Aug. 16th, includes provisions to reduce prescription drug costs for Medicare beneficiaries. Some stakeholders in Arizona believe the provisions do not go far enough to minimize the financial burden of prescription drugs for Arizonans, and some believe that the act will...[ Read More ]

Inflation Reduction Act provides prescription drug relief for Florida Medicare beneficiaries

| Aug 19, 2022 | Florida

Over 4.8 million Floridians enrolled in Medicare will benefit from new prescription drug pricing policies from the federal Inflation Reduction Act of 2022. President Biden signed the $750 billion bill into law on Tuesday, ensuring lower prescription drug prices, capping insulin copays to $35 per month, and providing continuous health...[ Read More ]

Colorado health care advocates laud Inflation Reduction Act and its impact on costs

| Aug 19, 2022 | Colorado

Health care advocates in Colorado are lauding the passage of the Inflation Reduction Act for its provisions to lower health care costs for Coloradans.      Speaking at a press event after the US Senate passed the legislation last week, the state’s Democratic US Senators Michael Bennetand John Hickenlooper both...[ Read More ]