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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