This Chart Book includes data and background information critical to understanding the Medicare program and the challenges it faces in keeping up with the rising costs of health care and in ensuring the program s future financial security. The document is organized into the following six sections: Medicare s Beneficiaries, Medicare Spending and Utilization, Supplemental Insurance and Out-of-Pocket Spending, the Medicare+Choice program, Medicare and Prescription Drugs, and Financing Medicare.
also of interest
- A Primer on Medicare: Key Facts About the Medicare Program and the People it Covers
- Medicare at a Glance
- Faces of the Medicaid Expansion: Experiences and Profiles of Uninsured Adults Who Could Gain Coverage
- Current and Emerging Issues in Medicaid Risk-Based Managed Care: Insights from an Expert Roundtable