The growing cost of health care

Discover how much people 65 and over are paying for their health care.

As these two charts show, health care costs account for almost one third of the money spent by people between the ages of 65 and 74. After age 75, health care expenses account for more than half of all spending.
Source: National Center for Policy Analysis, "the Rising burden of Health Spending on Seniors," February 2007.
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