Silver Book Fact

Government Spending for Parkinson’s Disease

Fact image

Hamilton J, The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research, Yang W, The Lewin Group, et al. The Economic Burden of Parkinson’s Disease; 2019. https://www.silverbook.org/publication/silver-book-parkinsons-disease-fact-sheet/. Accessed June 11, 2019

Reference

Title
The Economic Burden of Parkinson’s Disease
Publication Date
2019
Authors
Hamilton J, The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research, Yang W, The Lewin Group, et al.
URL
Read Full Resource

Categories

  • Economic Burden

Related Facts

  • Therapeutic surgery for those with Parkinson’s can cost approximately $100,000 per patient.  
  • Medicaid recipients with Alzheimer’s disease have spending that is 9 times higher than for those without the disease.  
  • In 2005, the total annual per person costs for patients with Parkinson’s disease was $23,101 in direct costs and $25,326 in indirect costs.  
  • In 2000, total Medicare costs per person for beneficiaries with diabetes and Alzheimer’s or another dementia were $19,994, compared with $8,011 for beneficiaries with diabetes but no Alzheimer’s or other…  
  • Health Care Visits Due to Parkinson’s disease