TITLE

Financing Health Care: A Product & Program Primer

PUB. DATE
December 2008
SOURCE
Journal of Financial Planning;Dec2008 Supplement, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on medical care schemes available for older people living in the United States. Medicare consists of four pieces which are federally funded and paid into by participants. Medigap is a supplemental insurance sold by private insurance companies to supplement traditional Medicare coverage. Long term care insurance is needed by people who have lost some ability in performing daily tasks on their own. Health Savings Accounts were enacted in 2003 to facilitate self-insurance of a part of health care instead of purchasing more comprehensive health insurance.
ACCESSION #
35665228

 

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