Nine of 10 Medicare patients die of chronic disease, and caring for them in their final six months of life absorbs one-third of all Medicare dollars. During that time, more than a third of chronically ill Medicare patients are treated by 10 or more doctors.
Today’s infographic has more details – and with Medicare emerging as a top campaign issue, we hope it sparks discussion with your friends. Add a comment to our discussion thread below, too. How do you feel about the current state of Medicare funding?