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by AARP Advocacy, March 5, 2009
President Obama, today, held the “White House Forum on Health Reform.” The President described the Forum as an opportunity to bring together Members of Congress from both parties with stakeholders in health care reform to discuss the most effective ways to “bring down health care costs and increase coverage.” The President also announced a series of regional health care forums in five states, including California, Iowa, North Carolina, Michigan, and North Carolina, which AARP members will be participating in.
AARP CEO Bill Novelli attended the Forum and urged the President and Congress to commit to working together to reach a bipartisan solution to our health care crisis this year.
Novelli also used the Forum as an opportunity to lay out AARP’s priorities for health care reform, which include:
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