Apparently, a great justification for Medicare part D (prescription drug coverage) is that spending $55 billion annually has saved about $12 billion in hospital stays.
Forget Aristotle's categories ("barbara, celerent, darii, ferio, camestres, cesare...."), can someone teach DC bureaucrats and the "researchers" at Mathematica/Harvard the definition of "savings"? I'm pretty sure spending $43 billion more annually does not count as one.
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