AARP’s Public Policy Institute Releases Report on Medicare Beneficiaries’ Out-of-Pocket Expenses

The AARP recently released a report entitled, “Medicare Beneficiaries’ Out-of-Pocket Spending for Health Care.” The report found that Medicare beneficiaries spent a median of $3,324 a year of their own money on health care in 2010. Addiotionally, more than five million Americans spent more than $8,000 a year on out-of-pocket expenses. The burden of out-of-pocket…