“Surprisingly to most people, the first year Medicare part D was passed it saved Medicare $90,000,000,000”
I have read it in a couple of places in the past but I don’t remember where. Perhaps this will get you started.
Committee Holds Hearing on Medicare Part D - Committee on ...
Jul 24, 2008 Our subject is the Medicare Part D program that provides a ... It delivers $10 billion annually in savings to the federal and state ... Passage of reform legislation could save the taxpayer almost $90 billion over the next ten years.
Part D price controls trigger new arguments in hearing - - Drug Topics
Sep 15, 2008 Controversy continues in Congress over Medicare Part D price controls. ... prices, which he stated could save almost $90 billion during the next 10 years. ... And capturing the alleged ‘savings’ would be short-lived and painful.
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... in part, by cost-savings measures taken in response to the 2008 recession, which ... In some cases I’d call it opportunistic, and I think it’s smart when a country is ... to $90 billion in discounts that will help to fill in the Medicare Part. D Donut ...