116 3rd St SE
Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52401
Prescription drug prices is a pocketbook issue with voters, but progress in controlling prescription drug pricing has been difficult to get traction on. The COVID-19 pandemic complicated an already difficult scenario too. How have state reforms been working and what will it take to get meaningful on the issue?
Panelists Include: Anthony Carroll, Iowa AARP Policy Director; Tricia Neuman, Kaiser Family Foundation Drug Policy Expert; Casey Ficek, Director of Public Affairs, Iowa Pharmacy Association; Doug Ommen, Commissioner, Iowa Insurance Division. Moderator: Randy Evans, Executive Director of the Iowa Freedom of Information Council.
This session was part of the 2020 Iowa Ideas Conference presented by ITC and held Oct. 15-16, 2020. This session originally occurred at 4:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m. on Oct. 15, 2020. This session was presented with assistance from Health Care Track sponsor University of Iowa Health Care. The two-day conference hosted by The Gazette brings together policy makers, experts and community members passionate about the state's future. For more replays, visit