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Eliminating hypertension in all elderly persons would result in 75 million additional disability-adjusted life years (DALYs) and reduce Medicare spending by around $890 billion.

Goldman D, Cutler D, Shekelle P, Bhattacharya J, et al. Modeling the Health and Medical Care Spending of the Future Elderly. RAND Corp; 2008. http://www.rand.org/pubs/research_briefs/RB9324/

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Title
Modeling the Health and Medical Care Spending of the Future Elderly
Publication
RAND Research Briefs
Publisher
RAND Corp.
Publication Date
2008
Authors
Goldman D, Cutler D, Shekelle P, Bhattacharya J, et al.
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