USA Today: HHS Report: Medicare Prescription Drug Savings Hit $5.7B
Seniors have saved about $5.7 billion on prescription drugs since January 2011 because of provisions in the 2010 health care law meant to close the Medicare "doughnut hole," the government plans to announce today (Kennedy, 2/7).
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