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What the Inflation Reduction Act could mean for Iowans' healthcare

River to River, hosted by Ben Kieffer

Big changes are coming to the country’s healthcare landscape.

On this episode of River to River, host Ben Kieffer speaks with affected Iowans and health care experts about key changes coming to health care now that the Inflation Reduction Act is law.


  • Allen Wiebers | Iowan with type 2 diabetes
  • Peter Damiano | University of Iowa Public Policy Center director
  • Brad Anderson | AARP Iowa state director
  • Aaron Todd | chief executive officer of the Iowa Primary Care Association
  • Lina Tucker Reinders | executive director Iowa Public Health Association
Ben Kieffer is the host of IPR's River to River
Caitlin Troutman is a talk show producer at Iowa Public Radio
Dani Gehr is a producer for River to River and Talk of Iowa. Dani came to Iowa from her hometown in the northwest suburbs of Chicago to attend Iowa State University, where she received a bachelor’s degree in journalism, international studies and French. Before coming to IPR, Dani covered local government in Story County for the Ames Tribune and Des Moines Register.