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IRI Report Identifies Healthcare Expense Gap Among 65-Year-Olds

A 65-year-old woman can expect to pay $67,000 more in healthcare expenses and premiums than a healthy man of the same age, according to a new report.

The Insured Retirement Institute (IRI), Washington, published this finding in a summary of results a study titled “Health Care Expenses and Retirement Income: How Escalating Costs Impact Retirement Savings.” The report examines the impact of rising medical expenses on Baby Boomers’ retirement income planning and strategies that may alleviate some of the financial burden.

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