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Governor Gretchen Whitmer Hosts Prescription Medication Roundtable

January 23, 2020 – GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer held a roundtable at Cherry Health in Grand Rapids Thursday to hear about the high cost of prescription drugs and other obstacles to accessing health care for low-income patients

The governor spoke with providers and patients about the struggles they can face. One patient talked about having to cut the prescribed dosage of a particular medication in half due to the cost. Others suggested changes in how health care is delivered.

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