“Though Much Is Taken”: Reflections on Aging, Health, and Medical Care

Public policies regarding health care for the elderly-including the Medicare program-are reconsidered with respect to six critical areas: the number of elderly, their health status, use of medical care, labor force participation, income, and their living arrangements.

Author(s): Victor R. Fuchs

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Volume 62, Issue 2 (pages 143–166)
Published in 1984