In 2001, 5% of Medicare beneficiaries accounted for 43% of Medicare spending. For these beneficiaries, health care spending averaged around $63,000 per year. The bottom 50% of beneficiaries… [ Get More Details ]
Even though the proportion of Americans using prescription drugs remained constant between 1996 and 2003, spending per person more than doubled from $424 to $950.
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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 ]