If current incidence estimates are applied to Census Bureau projections, by 2050 the number of Americans with atrial fibrillation could exceed 12 million. If increases in incidence continue, that number could… [ Get More Details ]
Atrial fibrillation in women ranged from 6.6 per 100,000 people per year for patients between the ages of 15 and 44 to 1,203.7 per 100,000 people per year for patients… [ Get More Details ]
AFib Medicare cost
Medicare alone is estimated to pay $15.7 billion per year to treat newly diagnosed atrial fibrillation patients.
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Hospital readmission rates among AFib patients
In the year following initial hospitalization for atrial fibrillation (AF), 12.5% of chronic AF patients were readmitted for AF—17.6% of readmissions occurred within 1 month. Among newly-diagnosed patients, 10.1% were… [ Get More Details ]