TITLE

Older Americans paying more for care and drugs

AUTHOR(S)
Vogel, Lauren
PUB. DATE
September 2010
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/7/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 12, pE582
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
54111083

 

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