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Prescription medicine and money
The numbers are in, and they are impressive – Wyoming residents on Medicare saved more than $4.6 million on their prescription drugs in 2013, thanks to the closing of the “donut hole” for prescriptions under the Affordable Care Act – or an average discount per beneficiary of $756.
AARP VI Members save on prescriptions in the VI
Maine Residents Saved Almost $30 Million on Prescription Drugs in 2013
AARP VI Members save on prescriptions in the VI
CHRISTIANSTED, VI —The numbers are in, and they are impressive – Virgin Islands residents on Medicare saved $1,597,091 on their prescription drugs in 2013, thanks to the closing of the “donut hole” for prescriptions under the Affordable Care Act – or an average discount per beneficiary of $844.00.
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The numbers are in, and they are impressive – 9,725 North Dakota residents on Medicare saved nearly $7.7 million on their prescription drugs in 2013, thanks to the closing of the “donut hole” for prescriptions under the Affordable Care Act – or an average discount per beneficiary of $791.
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By Tim Poor
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AARP is wasting no time making the voice of the 50plus heard on the key issues the Association wants included in New York's State Budget.
Rx Drug Prices are Skyrocketing
Seniors in the state’s EPIC (Elderly Pharmaceutical Insurance Coverage) program who struggled to afford their prescription drugs after budget cuts to the program, will see some relief for at least the first three months of 2013.  The Governor and Legislature restored funding for critical co-payment assistance in this year’s state budget, starting January 1, 2013, but for funding to continue beyond March 31, 2013, the program will have to be fully funded in the state’s 2013-2014 budget.
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Mark your calendar. Only two days left: Medicare open enrollment ends on Dec. 7, 2012. Any changes you make will take effect Jan. 1, 2013. Whether you have original Medicare, Medicare Advantage or a prescription drug plan through Medicare Part D, make sure you or a loved one has the right plan for the year ahead.
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Bay State residents age 50 plus continue to be affected by prescription drug sticker shock , with the majority reporting major problems paying for their medication, according to a new AARP survey.
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