The Rising Medical Costs As a Threat to Senior Care
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||Published: 2011-01-16 08:57:14
According to a USA Today analysis, medical costs are the biggest reason why government benefits for seniors increased 24 percent above the inflation rate since 2000. From a public health care perspective, the outlook is precarious. In March, Medicare trustees issued a report saying Medicare’s Hospital Insurance Trust Fund will be empty by 2019. Advocacy groups like AARP are working to draw more attention to what many are calling a “healthcare crisis.”
AARP, Business Roundtable, Service Employee
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