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 includes a commission to AARP, which, according to the complaint, is illegal because AARP is not a licensed insurance agent. (Nichols et al v. AARP, Inc. et al
, Case No. 20-cv-6616, N.D. Cal.)
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