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Elijah E. Cummings Act caps out-of-pocket Rx costs, enables Medicare to negotiate lower drug prices, reinvests $500 billion in savings over 10 years back into Medicare for new dental, hearing, vision benefits.
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Event scheduled for the Lansing Center Monday, Dec. 9 will be rescheduled in early 2020. Return to this space for updates. Sorry about any inconvenience.
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A crowd of supporters of AARP's Rx Greed campaign turned out at a rally on the Detroit River to support measures that would cut prescription drug prices, including an importation bill currently in the Michigan Legislature.
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Please register for this free event to let state and federal lawmakers know you want them to take action to reduce the price of prescription drugs now!
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Not sure which Medicare plans and options are right for you or a loved one? AARP is here to help connect you to the resources that may make it easier for you to decide what’s right for you.
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AARP is fighting for change. So far this year, there are 35 new laws across 23 states to help reduce drug costs. And the fight has just begun...
State News MI: Diabetes
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Despite a lifelong weakness for sweet treats, Willie Vinson was shocked when she heard that the word “prediabetic” applied to her. “I was truly surprised—both at the diagnosis and at the changes I would have to make," Vinson said. "You can’t be a sugar addict anymore, that’s for sure.” She is among the AARP volunteers organizing a four-part diabetes workshop that will take place the first four Wednesdays of October in Lansing.
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AARP is here to help you take on today – and every day. From sharing practical resources, to holding fun activities and events, AARP is providing opportunities to connect and help build an even stronger Detroit, Southeast Michigan, and Michigan for all ages to live, work and play. We hope you’ll join us!
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About 100 attendees at Community Conversations at Howell and St. Clair Shores on prescription drug prices heard from state and federal lawmakers... and the elected officials certainly heard from them.
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Join AARP Michigan and legislators at two community conversations on how to reduce Rx prices on Monday, Aug. 26 in Howell and St. Clair Shores
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