Medicare: Pac-Man or Trainable Puppy?

November 2010
Aging Today;Nov/Dec2010, Vol. 31 Issue 6, p3
The article reports on the Medicare eligibility in the U.S. in 2011. It informs that in 2011, there will be large number of families with two generations who are enrolled in the Medicare. It tells that the people who are enrolled in the Medicare will be provided various facilities such as drugs, surgeries and therapies which will keep them healthy and strong for years. It further discusses the advantages and disadvantage of this Medicare eligibility in 2011.


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