Ezra Klein posts an interesting graph showing that cost increases, not demographics, will the biggest factor in pushing up Medicare spending to unsustainable levels.
This is why we need a government funded system, modeled along France's, that can control these costs. If we don't get a comprehensive government program to provide healthcare for the elderly, their medical care could well bankrupt the nation.
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