Silver Book Fact

Fact image

People with Multiple Chronic Illnesses Are More Likely to Have Activity Limitations

Partnership for Solutions. Chronic Conditions: Making the case for ongoing care. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University; 2002

Reference

Title
Chronic Conditions: Making the case for ongoing care
Publisher
Johns Hopkins University
Publication Date
2002
Authors
Partnership for Solutions

Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Human Burden

Related Facts

  • On average, the cost of care for a private (single occupancy) room in a Medicare certified nursing home is 17% greater in America’s urban areas than non-urban areas. The greatest…  
  • Home health spending increased 11.3% (to $59 billion) in 2007.  
  • Even though the proportion of Americans using prescription drugs remained constant between 1996 and 2003, spending per person more than doubled from $424 to $950.  
  • The national median rate for a semi-private nursing home room in 2011 was $193/day.  
  • In 2011, the median annual rate for a private nursing home was $77,745—compared to $60,225 in 2005.