SPOTLIGHT: AARP targets healthcare reform


When the mighty lobbying engines of the AARP spin up, something concrete usually happens. So it's definitely of note that healthcare reform is at the top of the powerful group's 2007 political agenda. Among other things, the 35 million member association is pushing for bills that lower prescription drug prices and extend coverage to the uninsured. Specifics of their agenda include backing a bill which would allow legal importation of drugs from Canada and other countries, as well as reforms that would make generics available faster. Article

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