Reducing secondary bone fractures can reduce medicare spending
Reducing 5-20 percent of “secondary” bone fractures in 2015 could have reduced Medicare FFS spending by $310 million to $1.2 billion over a follow-up period that lasted up to 2 to… [ Get More Details ]
In 2005, osteoporosis-related fractures cost nearly $17 billion–$19 billion if costs of prevalent fractures are included.
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Osteoporosis affects an estimated 44 million Americans over the age of 50–10 million have been diagnosed with the disease and 34 million more are estimated to have low bone mass,… [ Get More Details ]
Preventing Secondary Osteoporotic Fractures Yields Big Medicare Savings