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Medicare Spending at End-of-Life Is Declining

Fifteen years ago, nearly 20% of Medicare spending was on patients in their last year of life.  Today, it is less than 13%.  

Patients are living longer and older patients tend to spend less on medical care in their final years of life than younger Medicare patients. (HT: California HealthLine)

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