In May 2018, a class-action lawsuit was filed against AARP for allegedly failing to adequately disclose that when AARP sells Medigap (Medicare supplemental health insurance) policies, it keeps a portion of the amount consumers pay as a commission for marketing and selling the policies, which plaintiffs allege is illegal because AARP is not a licensed insurance agent. (Krukas et al v. AARP, Inc. et al, Case No. 18-cv-1124, D. DC.)

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UnitedHealth Medicare Supplement Insurance

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UnitedHealth Medicare Supplement Insurance

In September 2020, a class-action lawsuit was filed alleging that AARP markets and sells UnitedHealth Medicare supplement insurance policies to senior citizens without disclosing that the cost of the policy…

Medigap Supplement Health Insurance Policies

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Medigap Supplement Health Insurance Policies

In August 2018, a class-action lawsuit was filed against AARP and UnitedHealth Group for allegedly artificially inflating the charges for Medigap supplemental health insurance policies (which offer extra coverage to…

Prices for AARP’s Medigap Insurance Policies

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Prices for AARP’s Medigap Insurance Policies

In February 2018, class-action lawsuits were filed against AARP and UnitedHealth Group for allegedly charging artificially inflated prices for Medigap supplemental health insurance policies that offer extra coverage to Medicare…


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TINA.org Reports Meal Kit Giant HelloFresh to FTC

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TINA.org Reports Meal Kit Giant HelloFresh to FTC

MADISON, CONN. June 22, 2022 While millions of Americans struggle with rising food prices and empty store shelves, meal kit retailer HelloFresh advertises “delicious meals delivered to your door,” enticing consumers…


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