• November 29, 2021

Tags : AARP Texas

Texas Moves to Bring Clarity to Drug Pricing

AUSTIN – Texas lawmakers are showing overwhelming support so far for legislation that AARP says would be one of the strongest dr ug-price transparency measures in the country. House Bill 2536 is in the hands of a Senate committee after passing the House without opposition. It calls for drug manufacturers, pharmacy benefit managers and health […]Read More

AARP Texas Works to Stop Financial Abuse of Elders

AUSTIN, Texas – Becoming older often means needing help from others, but sometimes that help can turn to harm when someone close steals from the elderly. October is Elder Financial Exploitation Awareness Month, and groups including AARP Texas say it’s a growing problem that affects the financial, physical and emotional health of its victims. Tim […]Read More

Study: Texas Nursing Homes Overuse Antipsychotic Drugs

AUSTIN, Texas – Nursing homes in Texas are routinely over-medicating residents with strong antipsychotic drugs, according to federal data, and AARP Texas is pushing state regulators to end the practice. A report from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services said in Texas, nursing-home residents are often improperly given the dangerous drugs as a chemical […]Read More

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