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Baby boomers planning to fund retirement can expect annual health care costs to inflate at a rate that will outpace general inflation, and consequently, cost of living increases to Social Security benefits.
HealthView Services, a provider of health care cost-projection software to the financial services industry, is projecting retiree health expenses to increase at a 4.22 percent rate annually going forward.
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Nick Thornton is a financial writer covering retirement and health care issues for BenefitsPRO and ALM Media. He greatly enjoys learning from the vast minds in the legal, academic, advisory and money management communities when covering the retirement space. He's also written on international marketing trends, financial institution risk management, defense and energy issues, the restaurant industry in New York City, surfing, cigars, rum, travel, and fishing. When not writing, he's pushing into some land or water.
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