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Caring And Providing Health Care For An Aging Nation

Health care for the nation’s seniors looms large as the baby-boom generation ages into retirement. resident Joe Biden tacitly acknowledged those needs in March with his proposal to spend $400 billion over the next eight years to improve access to in-home and community-based care.

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State Lawmakers Propose Tough New Bills to Curb Drug Costs

Fed up with a lack of federal action to lower prescription drug costs, state legislators around the country are pushing bills to penalize drugmakers for unjustified price hikes and to cap payment at much-lower Canadian levels.

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Prescription Drug Prices Rose 3x Faster Than Inflation

The net cost of prescription drugs, meaning sticker price minus manufacturer discounts, rose over three times faster than the rate of inflation over the course of a decade.

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What Will Long-Term Care Cost You?

Most people over 65 eventually will need help with daily living tasks, such as bathing, eating or dressing.

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What Health Care Will Cost You in Retirement

A typical couple could potentially spend $285,000 on out-of-pocket healthcare costs in retirement.

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Medicare’s Uncapped Drug Costs Still Bite Into Budgets

Unlike commercial plans that cap members’ out-of-pocket drug spending annually, Medicare has no limit for prescription medications in Part D, its drug benefit.

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