TITLE

Healthy enough to retire?

AUTHOR(S)
Coghlan, J. Graydon
PUB. DATE
August 2008
SOURCE
Accounting Today;8/18/2008, Vol. 22 Issue 15, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author reflects on the financial burdens of retirees due to health and medical issues. He addresses the problem that people in their retirement years encounter of spending money on health care with the exclusion of assisted living or nursing care. He argues that the unexpected additional health and medical expenses prevent retirees from earning additional income to cover disability expenditures. He also raises the issue on who would cover the health care insurances of retirees, noting the existence of group insurance and health savings account.
ACCESSION #
33981546

 

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