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In 2008, average Medicaid payments per person for Medicare beneficiaries age 65 and older with Alzheimer’s and other dementias were 19 times as great as average Medicaid payments for Medicare beneficiaries without Alzheimer’s and other dementias ($10,120 per person for individuals with Alzheimer’s and other dementias compared with $527 for individuals without  Alzheimer’s and other dementias).

Alzheimer's Association. 2012 Alzheimer’s Disease Facts and Figures. Alzheimers Dement. 2012; 8(2): 131-68. http://www.alzheimersanddementia.com/article/S1552-5260(12)00032-5/fulltext

Reference

Title
2012 Alzheimer’s Disease Facts and Figures
Publication
Alzheimers Dement
Publication Date
2012
Authors
Alzheimer's Association
Volume & Issue
Volume 8, Issue 2
Pages
131-68
URL
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Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Economic Burden

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