Providing health care for an older American costs 3 to 5 times more than for an individual under age 65. As the population ages, the nation’s health care spending is… [ Get More Details ]
The highest average annual cost for a private room (single occupancy) in a Medicare certified nursing home is in Alaska at a cost of $191,140. The next highest cost is… [ Get More Details ]
In 2001, 5% of Medicare beneficiaries accounted for 43% of Medicare spending. For these beneficiaries, health care spending averaged around $63,000 per year. The bottom 50% of beneficiaries… [ Get More Details ]
Between 2000 and 2030, the number of Americans with 1 or more chronic conditions will increase by 37%–46 million people.
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