In 2025, when baby boomers with severe disabilities or diseases–such as Alzheimer’s disease–reach the median age for nursing home care admission, Medicaid costs just for nursing home care will increase… [ Get More Details ]
Across the country, many states and regions are expected to see double-digit percentage increases in the number of people with Alzheimer’s disease–some over 100%–between 2000 and 2025.
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Out-of-pocket costs for Medicare beneficiaries age 65 and older with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias who were living in the community were 1.2 times higher than the average for all… [ Get More Details ]
Of those Parkinson’s patients with private insurance (including those who also had Medicare), total annual healthcare expenditures were $16,634 per patient (in 2002 dollars). This figure was 2.5 times the… [ Get More Details ]