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Current projections predict a rise in Medicare spending from 2.6% of gross domestic product in 2008 to 9.2% in 2050.

Goldman D, Cutler D, Shekelle P, Bhattacharya J, et al. Modeling the Health and Medical Care Spending of the Future Elderly. RAND Corp; 2008. http://www.rand.org/pubs/research_briefs/RB9324/

Reference

Title
Modeling the Health and Medical Care Spending of the Future Elderly
Publication
RAND Research Briefs
Publisher
RAND Corp.
Publication Date
2008
Authors
Goldman D, Cutler D, Shekelle P, Bhattacharya J, et al.
URL
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Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Future Economic Burden

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