Healthcare Triage: Medicare’s Coverage Gaps and Out of Pocket Costs

One of the original justifications for Medicare is that older people have much higher health care needs and expenses. But there are a few common misunderstandings about health costs when people are older, including the idea that money can easily be saved by reducing wasteful end-of-life spending.

This episode was adapted from a column Austin wrote for the Upshot. Links to sources can be found there.

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