In 2003, 34% of the population age 65 – 74 years (civilian, noninstitutionalized) made 1 – 3 health care visits (visits to doctor’s offices, emergency departments, and home visits); 35.7%… [ Get More Details ]
About 80% of the senior population has 1 or more chronic conditions. Because of these conditions, 25% are limited in their ability to perform activities of daily living.
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Growth in national health spending is projected to be 0.4% higher than the GDP. Health spending is expected to grow an average of 2.1% faster per year than GDP, resulting… [ Get More Details ]