Total medical costs for Afib patients over 15-month period
A study of Medicare beneficiaries with atrial fibrillation found that total medical costs for treating these patients during a 15-month follow-up period were an average of $24,000 per patient—63% of… [ Get More Details ]
Annual AFib-related stroke Medicare costs
Stroke in Medicare patients with atrial fibrillation who were not treated with anticoagulants, cost Medicare $4.8 billion each year in direct costs. Those who had strokes despite prophylactic treatment cost an additional… [ Get More Details ]
AFib patients over age 80, 2050
By 2050, it is estimated that more than 50% of Americans with atrial fibrillation will be age 80 and older.
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Prevalence of Diagnosed Atrial Fibrillation Stratified by Age and Sex