Last posted by Selena Maranjian | fool.com
More than half of Americans have Medicare questions and worry a great deal about the availability and affordability of healthcare, and 23% of them worry a “fair amount” about it, per a recent Gallup survey. That’s not surprising, given the steep cost of care and the rate at which it has been increasing over the years.
The same survey found about half of respondents agreeing that it’s the government’s responsibility to ensure healthcare coverage. We might not yet have a country where the government ensures coverage for all, but at least we have Medicare, which does a good job for tens of millions of Americans aged 65 and older.
Medicare is likely to be extremely important to you, either now or in the future, so be sure you understand how it works and what it does. Here are answers to a bunch of frequently asked questions about Medicare.
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