Long-term care drives Medicaid costs; Healthcare spending outstrips Medicare enrollee assets;

> Healthcare premiums inch up only 4 percent, according to a new survey from the Kaiser Family Foundation and the Health Research & Educational Trust. Article

> Long-term care could drive up Medicaid costs, The New York Times reported. Article

> Healthcare spending in the last five years of life outstrips the assets of Medicare enrollees, according to a study the Journal of General Internal Medicine. Study abstract

And Finally… Hospital bouncers. Article

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