ADVISORY: Wednesday, July 1, 2020, 9:00 AM PST STATE LEADERS TO HOLD HEARING ON PRESCRIPTION DRUG AFFORDABILITY
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ADVISORY: Wednesday, July 1, 2020, 9:00 AM PST STATE LEADERS TO HOLD HEARING ON PRESCRIPTION DRUG AFFORDABILITY

ADVISORY: Wednesday, July 1, 2020, 9:00 AM PST STATE LEADERS TO HOLD HEARING ON PRESCRIPTION DRUG AFFORDABILITY

FOR PLANNING PURPOSES: JUNE 30, 2020

CONTACT: Carmella Gadsen 
Story Bank Organizer,
(702) 703-4463 | cgadsen@battlebornprogress.org 

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Wednesday, July 1, 2020, 9:00 AM PST

STATE LEADERS TO HOLD HEARING ON PRESCRIPTION DRUG AFFORDABILITY

The Nevada Legislative Committee to Conduct an Interim Study Concerning the Costs of Prescription Drugs will hold the third of four hearings on July 1, 2020

LAS VEGAS, NV – Nevada legislators will hold the third of four hearings to explore opportunities to lower the cost of prescription drugs and make medications more affordable for Nevadans. 

About the committee: Senate Bill 276 of the 80th Legislative Session directed the Legislative Commission to appoint a committee to conduct an interim study concerning the costs of prescription drugs and the impact of rebates, price reductions, and other remuneration from manufacturers on prescription drug prices. The committee also examines opportunities and options for lowering the costs of prescription drugs to make those drugs more affordable for Nevada residents. The committee will report its findings and recommendations to the Legislative Committee on Health Care and the 2021 Session of the Nevada Legislature. You can read more about 2019’s SB276 here.

What: Committee to Conduct an Interim Study Concerning the Costs of Prescription Drugs


Who: Nevada Legislature Interim Committee


When: Wednesday, July 1, 2020, 9:00 AM PST


Where: (669) 900-6833. When prompted to provide the Meeting ID, please enter: 981 6232 0950#. When prompted for a Participant ID, please press #.
Because there is no physical location for this meeting, public testimony under this agenda item may be presented by phone or written comment. To call in to provide testimony during this period of public comment in the meeting any time after 8:30 a.m. on July 1, 2020, dial (669) 900-6833. When prompted to provide the Meeting ID, please enter 981 6232 0950 and then press #. When prompted for a Participant ID, please press #.

For more information, Contact Carmella Gadsen of Battle Born Progress at (702) 703-4463  cgadsen@battlebornprogress.org 

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