TITLE

The Future of Health Care in Retirement

AUTHOR(S)
C. N.
PUB. DATE
December 2008
SOURCE
Journal of Financial Planning;Dec2008 Supplement, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the future of the health care system in the United States. The Pension Protection Act of 2006 paved the way for the creation of hybrid financial products to fulfill the need of retirement income and health care. These products have the benefit of reducing the amount of risk that finance companies are required to take when providing medical insurance. The author suggests that combined purchases will become more appealing to consumers once their advantages are revealed and highlighted.
ACCESSION #
35665229

 

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