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In 2006, $11.7 billion was paid to Medicare beneficiaries for in-hospital costs when coronary heart disease was the principal diagnosis.

Roger V, Go A, Lloyd-Jones D, Benjamin E, et al. Heart Disease and Stroke Statistics–2012 Update. Circ. 2012; 125(1): e2-e220. http://circ.ahajournals.org/content/125/1/e2

Reference

Title
Heart Disease and Stroke Statistics–2012 Update
Publication
Circ
Publisher
American Heart Association
Publication Date
2012
Authors
Roger V, Go A, Lloyd-Jones D, Benjamin E, et al.
Volume & Issue
Volume 125, Issue 1
Pages
e2-e220
URL
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Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Economic Burden

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