The Affordable Care Act makes Medicare prescription drug coverage more affordable by gradually closing the gap in coverage where beneficiaries had to pay the full cost of their prescriptions out of pocket, before catastrophic coverage for prescriptions took effect. The gap is known as the donut hole. The donut hole will be closed by 2020.
Statistics Data Category: Health
Data Description: The Department of Health and Human Services released today new information that shows that millions of seniors and people with disabilities with Medicare continue to save on prescription drugs and see improved benefits in 2015 as a result of the Affordable Care Act. Nearly 10.7 million Medicare beneficiaries have received discounts over $20.8 billion on &hellip
Stats and Chart Page Created: 9/3/2016
Data Collected at: 09/02/2016
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