News Conference: Elijah E. Cummings Lower Drug Costs Now Act of 2019

On December 10, 2019, Sen. Jon Erpenbach (D-West Point), Rep. Chris Taylor (D-Madison), Lafayette County Supervisor Kriss Marion, Rheumatologist Timothy Harrington held a news conference to address lowering prescription drug costs. In addition, they will highlight their support for H.R. 3 – the “Elijah E. Cummings Lower Drug Costs Now Act of 2019.” The legislation would allow Medicare to negotiate prices on up to 250 drugs, bring down costs by up to 55%, and reduce spending by all payers by $750 billion to $1 trillion, according to the CBO.

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