The erosion of retiree health benefits and retirement behavior: implications for the disability insurance program.

@article{Fronstin2000TheEO,
  title={The erosion of retiree health benefits and retirement behavior: implications for the disability insurance program.},
  author={Paul Fronstin},
  journal={Social security bulletin},
  year={2000},
  volume={63 4},
  pages={
          38-46
        }
}
The effects of retiree health insurance on the decision to retire have not been examined until recently. It is an area of increasing significance because of rising health care costs for retirees, the uncertain future of Medicare, and increased life expectancy. In general, studies suggest that individual retirement decisions are strongly responsive to the availability of retiree health insurance. Early retiree benefits and retirement behavior are also important because they may affect the Social… CONTINUE READING

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