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Health care reform closes gap in prescription drug coverage, cuts funds from Medicare Advantage
Contra Costa Times

The national health care reform law can be viewed as a two-edged sword for seniors. On one side, it slices away an onerous gap in prescription drug coverage, which left many with chronic health conditions shouldering the full cost of expensive medicines for part of a year. But it also chops funding from a popular program delivering coverage for nearly 25 percent of those on Medicare.