Medicare: possible savings 2021 through selected measures

Possible estimated Medicare savings in 2021 through selected measures

Medicare: possible savings 2021 through selected measures This statistic shows possible estimated Medicare savings in 2021 through selected measures. Raising the eligibility age to 67 would lead to savings of about 31.1 billion U.S. dollars. That means, that 0.1 percent of the GDP could be saved.
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Possible estimated Medicare savings in 2021 through selected measures

Selected measuresBillion U.S. dollarsPercent of GDP
Raise eligibility age to 6731.10.1
Raise premiums to cover 35 percent of doctor's fees39.80.2
Unify premiums and deductibles for hospitals and doctors, penalise private insurance that boosts Medicare costs12.60.1
Restrict tax deductibility of employer provided health insurance42.10.2
Selected measuresBillion U.S. dollarsPercent of GDP
Raise eligibility age to 6731.10.1
Raise premiums to cover 35 percent of doctor's fees39.80.2
Unify premiums and deductibles for hospitals and doctors, penalise private insurance that boosts Medicare costs12.60.1
Restrict tax deductibility of employer provided health insurance42.10.2
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This statistic shows possible estimated Medicare savings in 2021 through selected measures. Raising the eligibility age to 67 would lead to savings of about 31.1 billion U.S. dollars. That means, that 0.1 percent of the GDP could be saved.
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