It is now common for many seniors to receive their prescription drugs through the mail. So, it is good news that Congress has finally passed a bill that will shore up the finances of the Postal Service, thereby insuring the uninterrupted delivery of the needed prescriptions.
As we’ve reported previously, Postal Service retirees will now use Medicare for their health care needs. In addition, the new legislation puts into law the six-day delivery of the mail. There was talk in the past of cutting out Saturday delivery as a way of cutting costs but now that is no longer an option.
This is particularly good news for seniors who live in the more rural parts of the U.S.