🎧 LEVER TIME: Tales From The Crypto

MIDDAY POSTER: Big Pharma Takes Aim At AARP

Dec 1, 2021 Aditi Ramaswami
A pharma-funded dark money group is slamming the organization’s support for drug pricing reforms.
MIDDAY POSTER: Big Pharma Takes Aim At AARP
Image credit: AARP

It turns out AARP isn’t just the country’s leading advocacy organization for older Americans with a hugely successful magazine. It’s also “grown into a marketing and sales firm” that’s deeply in the pocket of UnitedHealth Group, the country’s largest health insurer. That’s according to a recent report, “How AARP Puts Profits over Patients — And Principles,” put out by a dark money group called Commitment to Seniors. But while elderly patients are in fact being thrown under the bus for the sake of corporate interests, Commitment to Seniors itself has a big role in that process.

Find out about that and much more in today’s Midday Poster below, exclusive for subscribers.

Only paid subscribers can comment. Please subscribe or sign in to join the conversation.