In 2004, Americans aged 65 and older with five or more chronic conditions incurred $3,862 on average, while those with no chronic conditions incurred prescription drug costs at an average… [ Get More Details ]
Health care spending accounts for 16% of the GDP, with total spending estimated to reach $2.2 trillion in 2006.
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Percentage of Medicare enrollees age 65 and over who have limitations in activities of daily living (ADLs) or instrumental activities of daily living (IADLs), or who are in a facility,… [ Get More Details ]
Spending on prescription drugs is projected to grow 3.5% in 2008–a slowdown of 1.4% from 2007–and reach $235.4 billion. Drug spending growth is expected to rebound to 4.5% in… [ Get More Details ]