Donepezil, a new Alzheimer’s medication, increased prescription costs to $1,000 per patient, however the overall health care costs decreased from $11,947 to $8,056.
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If an Alzheimer’s disease treatment breakthrough that delayed the age of onset by 5 years was introduced in 2015, by 2020 Medicare costs for people with the disease would be… [ Get More Details ]
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved 5 drugs for the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease. These drugs have been found to temporarily slow the worsening of Alzheimer’s symptoms for… [ Get More Details ]
An Alzheimer’s disease treatment breakthrough that slowed progression and began to show its effects in 2015, would reduce Medicaid costs for people with the disease by $14 billion in 2020–from… [ Get More Details ]
A study of Parkinson’s disease treatments found that pramipexole is a cost-effective treatment for early and advanced Parkinson’s disease. The total cost-effectiveness ratio was $8,837/QALY for patients with early Parkinson’s… [ Get More Details ]