medical expenses

The pain of paying for health care in the U.S.

Sep 13, 2013
Americans pay more for health care than in many other developed nations. A look at what the high cost of colonoscopies revealed about our health care system.
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Family health-care costs breach $20,000

May 21, 2012
For the first time, the total bill for the typical family of four with an employer-sponsored health-care plan (a preferred provider plan with co-pays and deductibles) breached $20,000 in 2012.
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A startling health-care bill

May 9, 2012
The mutual fund giant Fidelity calculates that a 65-year-old couple retiring in 2012 will need around $240,000 to cover medical expenses through their retirement. Ouch!
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