July 3, 2023
State of Reform
Suzanne Schlattman, deputy director of Maryland Healthcare for All, spoke about her experiences conducting community outreach, and the difficulties she has heard about when it comes to accessing services. She said many residents face transportation issues, regardless of where they live.
“In our conversations, we continue to hear [about] prescription drug affordability.”
— Suzanne Schlattman, deputy director, Maryland Healthcare for All
Maryland was the first state in the nation to establish a Prescription Drug Affordability Board, which will set upper payment limits on prescription drugs. Marylanders have yet to experience a drop in their prescription drug prices. Schlattman said prescription drug affordability is a top-of mind concern for consumers, since high prices affect personal and family budgets, which affects whether individuals can afford food or pay rent.
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Video summary of the conference:Last modified: July 24, 2023