Arthritis and other musculoskeletal conditions were the most frequently reported chronic conditions causing limitation of activity. Heart and circulatory conditions were the second leading cause of activity limitation.
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Absent policy change, the Congressional Budget Office estimates that Medicare spending will grow at an average of 7% each year from 2010 to 2018, rising to $879 billion annually and… [ Get More Details ]
Freestanding home health care spending continued to grow in 2005, increasing 11.1%, which was the 3rd straight year of double-digit growth. Home health care spending was the fastest growing health… [ Get More Details ]
In 2007, the Medicare program had about 44 million enrollees and expenditures of $432 billion, up from $408 billion the previous year. Expenditures for the new Medicare drug program (Part… [ Get More Details ]