Silver Book Fact

Fact image

Medicare-covered physician and home health care visits per 1,000 Medicare enrollees age 65 and over in fee-for-service, 1992-2007

Federal Interagency Forum on Aging-Related Statistics. Older Americans 2010: Key Indicators of Well-Being. Washington, DC: US Government Priting Office; 2010. https://agingstats.gov/docs/PastReports/2010/OA2010.pdf

Reference

Title
Older Americans 2010: Key Indicators of Well-Being
Publisher
US Government Priting Office
Publication Date
2010
Authors
Federal Interagency Forum on Aging-Related Statistics
URL
Read Full Resource

Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Economic Burden

Related Facts

  • 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,…  
  • The health share of the GDP is expected to reach 19.5% by 2017.  
  • Spending on long-term care services for the elderly is projected to increase at least 2 1/2 times by 2050–to $379 billion.  
  • Over 2/5 of Americans age 65 and older who had health care expenses paid at least $1,000 out-of-pocket in 2003.  
  • This year’s national health spending projection anticipates an average annual growth of 6.9% from 2006 to 2016.