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Helping Americans Get The Truth About Prescription Drug Savings
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We reported and discussed the generally positive changes to Medicare’s Part D brought about by the new healthcare law, including a 50% reduction of drug prices during the coverage gap (the “doughnut hole”) in 2011. But the devil is always in the details. According to AARP, federal regulations drafted by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) may provide loopholes for some insurers whereby not all plans would have to meet this requirement. The AARP notes that it will closely monitor the actions of pharmaceutical companies to ensure that they are living up to their commitments to bring down drug prices for our seniors and other Medicare enrollees. commits to do the same and to help those who are falling through the cracks by providing information about finding safe and affordable medication online.

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