Lowering Medicare Age Comes With Big Price Tag

May 24, 2022

Giving Americans over 60 access to Medicare would add about 7.3 million people to the program's rolls and swell the budget deficit by $155 billion over a five-year period, the Congressional Budget Office and Joint Committee on Taxation project said in a new analysis. Read More

Employers Pay 224% Of Medicare Prices For Hospital Services

May 24, 2022

Employer-sponsored health plans paid on average 224% of what Medicare paid to hospitals for the same services at the same facilities, according to a new study from RAND Corporation. The report covers billing for hospital inpatient and outpatient services in 2020. Read More

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