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60 Plus Association

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Funding History
Citizens for Better Medicare CBM was one of five organizations to contribute a total of $275,000 to 60 Plus in 2001. (The other four organizations were PhRMA, Merck, Pfizer and Wyeth-Ayerst.) 1
Merck Merck was one of five organizations to contribute a total of $275,000 to 60 Plus in 2001. (The other four organizations were PhRMA, Citizens for Better Medicare, Pfizer and Wyeth-Ayerst.) 2
Pfizer Pfizer funded 60 Plus telemarketing campaign in Minnesota in which people were told that their access to needed drugs was threatened. Pfizer also was one of five organizations to contribute a total of $275,000 to 60 Plus in 2001. (The other four organizations were Citizens for Better Medicare, PhRMA, Merck and Wyeth-Ayerst.) 3
Pharmaceutical Research & Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) PhRMA gave unspecified "educational grant" to 60 Plus in 2002. Evidence suggests that the educational grant was for $11 million. PhRMA also was one of five organizations to contribute a total of $275,000 to 60 Plus in 2001. (The other four organizations were Citizens for Better Medicare, Merck, Pfizer and Wyeth-Ayerst.) 4 5 6
Wyeth-Ayerst Wyeth-Ayerst was one of five organizations to contribute a total of $275,000 to 60 Plus in 2001. (The other four organizations were PhRMA, Citizens for Better Medicare, Merck and Pfizer.) 7

 
1   Bill Hogan, "Pulling Strings From Afar," AARP Bulletin, February 2003.
2   Bill Hogan, "Pulling Strings From Afar," AARP Bulletin, February 2003.
3   Mark Brunswick and Ron Nixon, "Prescription Politics, Star-Tribune, Nov. 16, 2003.
4   Merrill Goozner, "Drug Money," American Prospect, Oct. 21, 2002.
5   Thomas B. Edsall, "High Drug Prices Return As Issue That Stirs Voters; New Challenges for a Lobby Used to Spending," Washington Post, Oct. 15, 2002.
6   Bill Hogan, "Pulling Strings From Afar," AARP Bulletin, February 2003.
7   Bill Hogan, "Pulling Strings From Afar," AARP Bulletin, February 2003.


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