AARP Arkansas State Volunteer President Charlie Wagener in a column published May 28, 2017, in the Southwest Times Record— "Health-care act is unfair, unaffordable”—explains why the health care bill currently before the U.S. Senate would be bad for Arkansans, especially those 50 and over. Based in Fort Smith, the Times Record is Arkansas' second-largest daily newspaper by circulation.
The American Health Care Act, Charlie notes, "would give billions to big drug and insurance companies while dramatically increasing costs for people age 50 and over, and those with pre-existing conditions."
You can also get a detailed summary of how the AHCA would impact Arkansas, what AARP is doing to fight the AHCA...and how you can help. Click on the screen below to watch AARP’s latest TV ad titled "Healthcare Bill: Higher Cost, Less Care" showing how the Age Tax and increased premiums for preexisting conditions could really hit the pocketbooks of tens of millions of Americans, including hundreds of thousands of Arkansans: