Average out-of-pocket health care spending tends to increase with age. Medicare beneficiaries age 65-74 spent $2,920 out-of-pocket in 2003, while beneficiaries age 85 and older spent $4,615.
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Among older persons in the community with disability who did receive personal assistance, the proportion receiving any informal care (informal care or informal/formal combination of care) fell somewhat, from 94.9%… [ Get More Details ]
“The United States spends more on health per capita than any other country, and health spending continues to increase rapidy. Much of this spending is for care that controls or… [ Get More Details ]