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Seniors Realizing ACA’s Benefits, Doughnut-Hole Shrinkage

November 28, 2011

From The Associated Press: By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR Sunday, 11.27.11 WASHINGTON — Medicare’s prescription coverage gap is getting noticeably smaller and easier to manage this year for millions of older and disabled people with high drug costs. The “doughnut hole,” an anxiety-inducing catch in an otherwise popular benefit, will shrink about 40 percent for those unlucky…

GOP’s Medicaid Proposal Also Would Cut Seniors’ Coverage

May 11, 2011

From The New York Times: By JENNIFER STEINHAUER Published: May 10, 2011 WASHINGTON — As Republicans inch away from their plan to reshape the nation’s Medicare program, their equally transformative ideas for Medicaid, now largely in the shadows of the budget debate, are moving front and center. While the largest number of Medicaid recipients are…

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