Getting the Word Out: New Provider and Insurer Disclosures Promise to Curb Surprise Medical Bills for Older Adults
For too long, insured consumers remained in the dark about how much a scheduled health procedure would actually cost them.
Rising food prices hit low-income people hardest. SNAP can help.
Medicare Part D Spending on Top Brand Name Drugs Greatly Exceeds the Costs Associated with Drug Development
High and growing prescription drug prices will eventually affect all Americans in some way. Congress is currently considering proposals that will permit Medicare to negotiate with drug companies, as well as discourage price increases that exceed inflation.
Successful deprescribing (that is, reducing or eliminating certain drugs that may be causing harm) in the course of routine care may depend on strengthening and elevating the information that is available to consumers.
Broadband, or high-speed Internet, isn’t just an option, it’s a necessity. It is increasingly essential for economic opportunity, innovation, health care, and education. It is crucial for livability.
Today more than ever, ADU policies show a commitment to supporting livability through housing opportunity and choice for people of all ages.
The integration of AARP's Livability Index: Great Neighborhoods for All Ages tool into the National Association of REALTORS®' (NAR) Realtors Property Resource® website and mobile app means more home buyers have the opportunity to factor in community livability into their decisions.
Until the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, older women were among the fastest-growing demographic groups in the US workforce.
American families have been accumulating debt at a rapid pace over the past two decades, with the debt level nearly doubling. Yet family incomes have not kept pace. As a result, the long-term retirement security of many families is at risk.
Despite the myriad of financial challenges facing patients and all Americans, many brand name drug companies have already increased the prices of their products in 2022.
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