Health Care Costs Are Eating Away At The Nation’s Military BudgetNPR: U.S. Military Has New Threat: Health Care Costs
Defense Secretary Robert Gates says that pension and health care costs are eating the U.S. military alive. And the Pentagon predicts that the cost of taking care of its troops and retirees will keep growing (Keith, 6/7). This is part of the KHN Morning Briefing, a summary of health policy coverage from major news organizations. Sign up for an email subscription.