Stimulus, health reform top broad AARP agenda
The Hill, January 7, 2009
The AARP has unveiled its legislative priorities for the 111th Congress, a characteristically sweeping agenda that focuses on the recession and on health reform. The AARP wants Congress to set aside up to $50 billion to set up electronic health records and other health information technology, and to encourage employment in the nursing sector to alleviate a shortage of workers.
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