Health Care Costs

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How Will We Pay For Long-Term Care?

As baby boomers grow old, demand for long-term care is expected to explode. But it is expensive, and the patchwork system that pays for it now won’t be sustainable for much longer. A debate about new ways to finance it is heating up.

Californians Split On Spending Surplus

Californians are evenly split on whether the state’s $2 billion surplus should go toward paying off debt or restoring social service programs, according to a survey released yesterday.