HHS touts savings for seniors under health law

This year, the discounts for most brand-name and covered generic drugs will be about 53 and 21 percent, respectively.

"By making prescription drugs more affordable, the Affordable Care Act is improving and promoting the best care for people with Medicare," Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen SebeliusKathleen SebeliusThe House needs to help patients from being victimized by antiquated technology Obama cabinet official: Clinton White House doubled down on 'abusive behavior' John Roberts has tough job of keeping faith in Supreme Court MORE said in a statement.