Advocacy

Stay up-to-date on federal and state legislative activities. Learn how AARP is fighting for you in Washington D.C. and right here at home.
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Consumers all across America have to choose between filling life-saving prescriptions and paying rent, buying food and affording other critical essentials.
Prescription Drugs
At AARP Georgia's Day at the Capitol in March, one of our volunteers asked a state legislator about the high cost of prescription drugs. The legislator responded that the cost of medicine is often too high; and that she, herself, has been prescribed $600/month eye drops, which she cannot afford so she doesn't use them. This example is all too common.
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The 2019 Georgia Legislative Session ended on April 2nd with several accomplishments of interest for Georgia’s 50+ and others around the state. Below are just a few.
Make a Difference
Surprise medical bills are an expensive and unfair burden for patients and their families who expect their health plan to provide coverage during an emergency.
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We wanted to take this time to provide you with an update from the 2019 Georgia Legislature, and let you know about the two bills AARP Georgia worked hard to support.
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