Can Medicare afford personalized medicine?

(By – Paul Sisson, www.sandiegouniontribune.com)

Personalized medicine is the future of health care, but it is not yet clear exactly what that means for Medicare. As it reaches its 50th anniversary Thursday, the nation’s largest health program is at a critical moment. The program, which is projected to spend more than $600 billion this year, must find ways to slow its spending as personalized medicine creates an ever-greater demand for expensive new medicines and tests with price tags closer to Ferrari than Ford. Read more…

 

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