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Florida AARP official calls GOP health care proposal ‘ageism unleashed’

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As the U.S. House prepares to vote this week on a GOP-based health care insurance overhaul, an official with Florida AARP said Monday the bill is “ageism unleashed.” “Ageism is discrimination against people due to their age, and that’s exactly what this proposal does,” said Jack McCray, advocacy manager for Florida AARP. McCray was referring to provisions that will raise insurance rates for people aged between 50-64 compared to those in their twenties. Older working class Americans with lower incomes would see their…

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