In 2003, $12.2 billion was paid to Medicare beneficiaries for in-hospital costs when cardiovascular disease was the principal diagnosis ($12,321 per discharge for acute myocardial infarction, $11,783 per discharge for… [ Get More Details ]
An estimated 80.7 million American adults (1 in 3) have 1 or more types of cardiovascular disease. Of these, 38.2 million are estimated to be 60 years of age or… [ Get More Details ]
Atrial fibrillation prevalence projection, 2050
Atrial fibrillation prevalence is projected to rise to between 5.6 and 12.1 million in 2050.
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One-Year Cost Component for Atrial Fibrillation & Non AF Medicare Patients