In 2004, average Medicaid payments per person for Medicare beneficiaries age 65 and older with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias were more than 9 times as high as the average… [ Get More Details ]
Between 2010 and 2050, the total costs of caring for Americans with Alzheimer’s disease–age 65 and older–will increase 5-fold–from $172 billion to $1.08 trillion each year. These figures include the… [ Get More Details ]
Parkinson’s disease patients use significantly more health care services in all categories and pay more out-of-pocket for their medical services than other seniors–averaging $18,528 in annual health care expenses versus… [ Get More Details ]
Medicare beneficiaries who were diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias visited a physician 1.3 times more frequently than other beneficiaries.
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