The `boom' in legislation
- Medicare: Beyond 2002. Reischauer, Robert D. // Brookings Review;Summer97, Vol. 15 Issue 3, p24
Discusses that Medicare must be reformed if it will provide the baby boom generation a valuable protection. Reasons why Medicare needs restructuring; Numerous approaches for restructuring Medicare: How to choose among the approaches; Conditions for restructuring based on fronts. INSET: What is...
- DON'T MAKE THE LONG BOOM A BUST. Jones, Wanda J. // H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;07/05/98, Vol. 72 Issue 13, p78
Discusses the future prospects of health care among the baby boomer generation. Acceleration of degree to which health-related services flourish as `consumer goods'; Visualizing of the health care future; Reference to home bathrooms being equipped for electronic monitoring of weight, fat...
- The Lessons of History. Tepper, Don // PT: Magazine of Physical Therapy;Jul2002, Vol. 10 Issue 7, p6
Discusses lessons from the history of physical therapy in the United States. Threats to the profession; Health care needs of baby boomers; Cultural competency.
- Baby boomers will cost Medicare. // AHA News;4/24/95, Vol. 31 Issue 17, p5
Reports on a federal study showing that an aging baby-boom population will cause Medicare costs to increase in the 21st century. Conclusion that the most expensive medical care occur occurs just prior to death; Percentage of the extra expenses generated by a longer life expectancy.
- Aging baby boomers change focus for health care providers. Chuvala, Bob // Fairfield County Business Journal;2/17/2003, Vol. 42 Issue 7, p15
Reports that baby boomers will be putting increasing demands for medical care on the health care system in the United States. Advances in medicine and treatment; Geriatric services; Hospital utilization.
- STAY WELL. // Senior Market Advisor;Jan2013, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p20
This article offers statistics showing the number of boomers who believe that they will have enough money to pay for long-term care.
- Demographic demand. Hunt, Linda Boone // Modern Physician;Sep2000, Vol. 4 Issue 9, p17
Discusses the rise in demand for medical specialists among baby boomers in the United States in 2999. Effects of the demand on the compensation of doctors; Medical fields that lead in compensation increases.
- New EBRI report sees serious implications for health care as `boomers' shift demographics. // Insurance Advocate;7/20/96, Vol. 107 Issue 28, p29
Focuses on an Employee Benefit Research Institute report showing that changing demographics are likely to have serious implications for the financing and delivery of health care services as the baby boom generation reaches retirement age. Trends in retiree health benefits for workers; Benefits...
- Hands off. Bell, Clark W. // Modern Healthcare;04/02/2001, Vol. 31 Issue 14, p46
Editorial. Urges the United States government not to use the Medicare hospital trust fund to finance nonhealthcare projects. Impact of the increased need of the baby boom generation for medical care; Projections on the funds needed to provide medical care to the baby boom generation.