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AARP Files Comments with the U.S. Department of Labor Concerning Conflict of Interest Rule

July 2015: AARP filed comments supporting the protection of over 82 million households that count on employer-sponsored plans, individual retirement accounts (IRAs), or both, for their retirement security. (PDF)

AARP Files Comments to the U.S. Department of Labor Concerning Best Interest Exemption

July 2015: The proposed exemption permits financial entities (including companies, independent brokers or agents) to receive compensation when they provide investment advice to retirement investors, if the investment advice provided is in the best interest of the retirement investor. (PDF)

AARP Applauds Congress' Efforts to Come Together, On a Bipartisan Basis, to Replace the Flawed Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR)

March 2015: AARP sent a letter to the House of Representatives applauding Congress' efforts to come together, on a bipartisan basis, to permanently replace the flawed sustainable growth rate (SGR). (PDF)

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AARP Urges Senate Not to Adopt Proposal that Permits Multiemployer Pension Plans to Cut Pension Benefits

December, 2014: AARP sent a letter to the Senate urging Senators to not adopt as part of year-end spending legislation a proposal that impairs a fundamental tenet of pension law and permits multiemployer pension plans to cut the earned and vested pension benefits of current retirees.  (PDF)

AARP Urges Congress to Renew the Older Americans Act

June, 2014: AARP urges Congress to pass a simple OAA reauthorization that maintains existing programs without jeopardizing underfunded services for the nation’s seniors. (Read)

AARP Provides policy proposals to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)

February, 2014: AARP sent a letter to CMS providing policy proposals that seek to mitigate some of the provider disruptions recently experienced by beneficiaries in the Medicare Advantage (MA) program. (PDF) 


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