Wednesday, April 3, 2013

Disability.gov Update: Health Care Law Saves Seniors over $6 Billion on Prescription Drugs

The recently transmitted email bulletin below makes reference to the fact that "...people with Medicare have saved over $6.1 million on prescription drugs...". The correct figure and actual savings on prescription drugs should have been shown as over $6.1 billion. We regret this error and any inconvenience it may have caused.

For more information about the Affordable Care Act and prescription drugs visit http://www.medicare.gov/Publications/Pubs/pdf/11493.pdf.

Health Care Law Saves Seniors over $6 Billion on Prescription Drugs

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has announced that more than 6.3 million people with Medicare have saved over $6.1 million on prescription drugs under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). As the ACA's third anniversary approaches, more and more people on Medicare are saving money on their prescription drugs. The ACA’s "donut hole" reduces the cost of Medicare prescription drug coverage (Part D).
Visit Disability.gov for information about more ways to save on prescription drug costs.

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