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Health insurance deficit to reach $124 billion by 2060: report 고령화로 노인의료비 급증…&

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Korea′s rapidly aging population will likely place a heavy burden on the nation′s health insurance system. A report by the National Health Insurance Service says it is expected to incur a deficit of roughly 124 billion U.S. dollars by 2060,... due to the surge in healthcare expenses for the elderly. The figure is immense,... considering that the National Health Insurance Service′s total spending came to about 36 billion dollars last year. The report also showed that healthcare costs for the elderly came to 17 billion dollars in 2013,... up 9-point-9 percent from a year earlier.