Older Americans paying more for care and drugs

Vogel, Lauren
September 2010
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/7/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 12, pE582
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the report titled "Older Americans 2010: Key Indicators of Well-Being," by the Federal Interagency Forum on Aging-Related Statistics. The report shows a significant increase in health care costs of aging Americans from 9,224 dollars in 1992 to 15,081 dollars in 2006. Furthermore, the report reveals an increased health care costs among low-income individuals and higher life expectancies for older Americans.


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