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Part D Rebates Can Pay For Filling In Donut Hole, CBO Says

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Rebates for Medicare/Medicaid dual eligible enrollees would generate $63 billion over 10 years, Congressional Budget Office estimates; phase-out of donut hole would cost only $47 billion, but most expensive years come after 10 year budget window.

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