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Seniors, Thank the President for Healthcare Reform

Thanks to ObamaCares (ACA) seniors are saving mucho dinero! Last year 3.6 million Medicare beneficiaries saved about $2.1 billion-yes, BILLION- on prescription drugs! An important part of ObamaCares is the gradual elimination of the so-called doughnut hole. In 2011, the law provided beneficiaries a 50 percent discount on covered brand named drugs and a 7 […]

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Obamacare Is Saving Seniors Big Bucks!

Tuesday morning a fact sheet on the healthcare.gov site called attention to the $166 million seniors have saved so far this year because of a provision in the healthcare law calling for a “50 percent discount on brand name drugs.” The discount is part of the Obama Administration’s promise to “close the ‘doughnut hole’ by […]

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ATTENTION-Repugnuts Are Slashing Medicare Benefits!

Remember, how the Repugnuts were screaming “death panels!” when the new healthcare legislation (ACA) was enacted because the  rate of growth of Medicare was to be curtailed? They warned that grandma was being thrown under the bus! Well, just like I told you, the Repugnuts have much more dire plans for Medicare which will result […]

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Medicare Isn’t Going Broke-the White House Announces the Mailing of $250 Checks!

The Obama administration began mailing $250 checks Thursday to seniors who have hit the Medicare prescription drug doughnut hole. This tax-free one-time rebate is the first tangible benefit of the new healthcare reform law and the initial step toward phasing out the coverage gap for Medicare recipients with Part D drug coverage and who do not […]

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Medicare Won’t Go Broke-Part 3

If Medicare is to continue to provide excellent healthcare to seniors without breaking the bank there are certain reforms that had to be taken. In the healthcare legislation signed into law by the President (the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act)the Medicare program was strengthened by closing the doughnut hole and providing free preventive care. […]

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