CNBC December 4, 2019
Sarah O'Brien

  • The U.S. is expected to spend $6 trillion on health care by 2027, or about $17,000 per person, up from about $3.5 trillion in 2017 ($11,000 per person).
  • The average 65-year-old male-female couple retiring in 2019 will spend an estimated $285,000 on health care over the rest of their lives.
  • Some advisors are looking closely at how their clients use the health care system and how their costs can be better managed.

Find yourself struggling to manage your health-care costs in retirement? You’re not alone.

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