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 SebeliusObama's health secretary to be first female president of American University Leaked email: Podesta pushed Tom Steyer for Obama’s Cabinet Romney: Trump victory 'very possible' MORE said in a statement.