While healthy retirees’ immediate health care costs may be lower than their unhealthy counterparts, their extended life times will increase total costs. These are the findings of a recent report from the Center for Retirement Research.

The Center used data from the Health and Retirement Study to create a simulated lifetime health and health care cost history for households at age 65. Socioeconomic status, gender and insurance coverage were considered in the simulation.


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