Parkinson’s disease patients use significantly more health care services in all categories and pay more out-of-pocket for their medical services than other seniors–averaging $18,528 in annual health care expenses versus… [ Get More Details ]
Premature Deaths Associated with Parkinson’s Disease
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… [ Get More Details ]
Sixty-four percent of Medicare beneficiaries aged ≥65 years living in a nursing home have Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias.
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