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VOL. 126 | NO. 238 | Wednesday, December 07, 2011

Tennesseans With Medicare Save $33M This Year

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NASHVILLE (AP) – Federal health officials say Tennesseans with Medicare have saved $33 million this year on their prescriptions.

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services released the figure Tuesday in reminding beneficiaries that the open enrollment period for 2012 ends at midnight Wednesday.

The centers said Medicare savings average about $554 per person in Tennessee. The center also said about 564,000 Tennesseans with Medicare have taken advantage of free preventive coverage.

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