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Improvements in preventing and managing chronic disease could reduce future economic costs in the United States by 27% ($1.1 trillion) in 2023. $905 billion would come from gains in productivity; $218 billion from reduced treatment spending.

Milken Institute. The Economic Burden of Chronic Disease on the United States; http://www.chronicdiseaseimpact.com/state_sheet/USA.pdf

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