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Eliminating hypertension in all elderly persons would result in 75 million additional disability-adjusted life years (DALYs) and reduce Medicare spending by around $890 billion.

Goldman, Dana P., et al. Modeling the Health and Medical Care Spending of the Future Elderly. RAND Corp; http://www.rand.org/pubs/research_briefs/RB9324/

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Title
Modeling the Health and Medical Care Spending of the Future Elderly
Publication
RAND Research Briefs
Publisher
RAND Corp.
Authors
Goldman, Dana P., et al.
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