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It is projected that by 2020 the U.S. will spend $685 billion a year in direct medical costs for persons with chronic diseases, and by 2050–$906 billion.

Hoffman, Catherine and Dorothy P. Rice. Chronic Care in America: A 21st century challenge. San Francisco, CA: The Institute for Health and Aging, University of California; 1996. http://www.rwjf.org/files/publications/other/ChronicCareinAmerica.pdf

Reference

Title
Chronic Care in America: A 21st century challenge
Publisher
The Institute for Health and Aging, University of California
Publication Date
1996
Authors
Hoffman, Catherine and Dorothy P. Rice
URL
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Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Future Economic Burden

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