The Affordable Care Act Helps Millions - KLFY News 10

The Affordable Care Act Helps Millions

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Louisiana citizens with Medicare are saving millions of dollars all thanks to the Affordable Care Act. A new report released today by the Centers For Medicare and Medicaid Services, shows that in the first 5 months of 2012, over 12 thousand people with Medicare in Louisiana saved over $7 million on prescription drugs.

The average savings for seniors and people with disabilities totaled $640.

 Since the Affordable Care Act was passed, nationwide more than 5 million people with Medicare saved on $3.7 billion on prescription drugs.

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