There are an estimated 44 million American adult caregivers (21% of the adult population) who provide unpaid care to an adult. These caregivers are present in 22.9 million households (21%… [ Get More Details ]
In 2007, growth in national health spending is projected to decelerate slightly to 6.6%, while spending growth among private payers and Medicaid accelerates.
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In 2003, more than 13.2 million people age 65 and older were discharged from short stay hospitals. This is a rate of 3,679 for every 10,000 people age 65 and… [ 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 ]