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Friday, July 19, 2013

MundiMuster! Tell Congress to Support the Medicare Drug Savings Act

Via Alliance for Retired Americans:
Did you know that Americans pay the highest prices in the world for prescription drugs? Did you know that since the creation of Medicare Part D, American taxpayers no longer pay the lowest government-negotiated prices for the drugs needed by low-income seniors and people with disabilities?

There is a common sense solution to reduce these high drug costs and eliminate the excessive profits of big drug companies. Join me in telling Congress to support it by clicking here.

Sen. Jay Rockefeller (D-WV) and Rep. Henry Waxman (D-CA) introduced the Medicare Drug Savings Act (S. 740 and H.R. 1588), legislation that would prevent the big drug companies from charging the federal government higher drug prices for low-income Medicare beneficiaries than they charge for Medicaid. The Medicare Drug Savings Act would save the federal government more than $141.2 billion over 10 years, money that helps all Medicare beneficiaries.

Please join me in telling Congress to support it by clicking here.

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