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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.

Copyright 2011 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

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