Learning Your New ABCs for Medicare in 2020

The Medicare population is projected to increase from 54 million+ beneficiaries today to over 80 million beneficiaries by 2030 as the baby-boomer generation ages into Medicare. This expansion will bring changes to the Medicare population. First, the average age of the Medicare population will initially skew younger than in the recent past, but then grow rapidly older as the number and share of beneficiaries ages 85 and older increases.