Medicare Facts Unknown to the General Public

Medicare Facts

• Hospitals account for 21% of 2016 Medicare payments


• Outpatient prescription drugs account for 14% of 2016 Medicare payments.


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 • Skilled Nursing Facilities & Home health care account for 11% of Medicare cost.

• Physicians are responsible for 10% of 2016 Medicare costs

 

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