In 2005 older Americans averaged $4,331 in out-of-pocket health care expenditures, an increase of 57% since 1995. In contrast, the total population spent considerably less, averaging $2,766 in out-of-pocket… [ Get More Details ]
In 2002, the healthy life expectancy at birth was 69 years in the U.S. – 67 years for men and 71 years for women.
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In 2007, the Medicare program had about 44 million enrollees and expenditures of $432 billion, up from $408 billion the previous year. Expenditures for the new Medicare drug program (Part… [ Get More Details ]