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November 15, 2019
Salem — The Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services
will be hosting its first hearing on prescription drug
prices on Tuesday, Nov. 19, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Oregonians
are encouraged to participate in this inaugural event in
Make your voice heard. The department set up a
brief survey for consumers to ask questions and
share their stories regarding rising prescription drug
prices. Drug prices play a major role in the health
care decisions of Oregonians and the cost of prescription
drugs have steadily increased in the past 10 years.
The department wants to know what questions you have
about the increase in prescription drugs and how has
it affected you and your family.
For example: Have you had to skip medication in the past
12 months due to the high cost, or have you experienced
a heavy hit to your savings in order to pay for prescription
Submit your questions as soon as possible and they will
be included in the public hearing.
Ask your questions today
and visit dfr.oregon.gov for
hearing location information and access to the live stream.
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