THE FUTURE OF MEDICARE
Medicare and Baby Boomers, What does the Future Hold?
The futures of the baby boomers generation and Medicare are inextricably tied.
The government program provides health insurance for the majority of people 65 or older at a time when their health care needs tend to explode. That's particularly true for baby boomers, who continue to enter their retirement years with more chronic health problems than previous generations.
The number of boomers and their numerous health issues will increase demands on Medicare at a time when the ratio of people paying into the program versus those receiving benefits is at an all-time low — and getting worse. Read more... follow this link...