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Your Medicare patients are probably struggling more than you realize

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Report shows that almost 20% of older adults on Medicare are underinsured and sometimes choosing between medical care and rent.

A new report from the Commonwealth Fund looked at the financial struggles of Medicare patients age 65 and older, and the results show that many still struggle with costs and coverage.

Researchers surveyed more than 1,500 older adults, and the findings illustrate that even though many have government-sponsored health care, they can often struggle with obtaining and paying for care.

Here are the key findings.

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