A premium subscription is required to access this article. Article Date: 02/22/2017 Affluent Households Consider Health Care Costs in President’s First 100 Days The good news: We are living longer than previous generations. The bad news: We have to pay for that in healthcare costs. Are you prepared?According to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, U.S. health care spending increased 5.8 percent in 2015 to reach $4.2 trillion, or $9,990 per person. It ... Log in to view full article. If you already have a subscription, please log in with your email address and password. User Name (Email Address): Password: Forgot your password? Click here to have your password emailed to you. To purchase a premium subscription, please use the links below. One-year premium subscription with unlimited access to all articles including reprint rights (see terms and conditions) for $2,000.00. Monthly subscription (3 month minimum) with unlimited access to all articles including reprint rights (see terms and conditions) for $195/mo. CLICK TO VIEW Terms and Conditions I ACCEPT You must accept the 'Terms and Conditions' before purchasing this product.