A collection of engaging infographics from healthcare influencers to capture trends in Medicare:
40% of Medicare beneficiaries have 3 or more chronic illnesses
$11.5 billion saved by 8 million Medicare beneficiaries with ACA elimination of Part D "doughnut hole"
Over 3x more drugs in development for prevalent diseases after Medicare Part D implementation. Alzheimer's, Diabetes and Rheumatoid Arthritis reveal the most dramatic increases.
Medicare spending forecasted to account for 5.1% of U.S. GDP by 2030
A list of the most expensive Medicare drugs shows that monthly costs top out at a staggering $216,833/month
The first Medicare enrollee, President Harry Truman, paid $3 per month