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Matsui: Health care reform saves almost $1M for seniors in drug costs
Sacramento Business Journal

Federal health care reform has reduced Medicare prescription drug costs for 2,130 Sacramento seniors by a total of almost $1 million since January, according to Congresswoman Doris Matsui from Sacramento. Since Medicare drug coverage started in 2005, American seniors have fallen into a drug coverage gap — often referred to as ‘the doughnut hole’ — when they spend more than $2,840 per year on prescription drugs.