February 01, 2019

Retiree Stories: Maryland/DC Alliance Member, AFSCME Retiree on Prescription Drug Costs

Following his cancer diagnosis, Medicare Part D agents initially informed Maryland/DC Alliance Member and American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) Retiree Jeff Israel that his medication would cost nearly $10,000 per month. 

Mr. Israel drew from his own experience when Maryland AFSCME Retiree Chapter 1 met with 60 state Senators in Annapolis on January 22, lobbying for the restoration of retiree prescription drug benefits for all Maryland state government retirees:

Maryland Retiree Jeff Israel, giving his personal story on how terrible this is for Maryland retirees!

Posted by Maryland AFSCME Retiree Chapter 1 on Wednesday, January 23, 2019

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