Silver Book Fact

Of those who survived a stroke, 30% received outpatient rehabilitation.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Outpatient Rehabilitation Among Stroke Survivors: 21 states and the District of Columbia. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2007; 56: 504-7. http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm5620a4.htm

Reference

Title
Outpatient Rehabilitation Among Stroke Survivors: 21 states and the District of Columbia
Publication
MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep
Publication Date
2007
Authors
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Pages
504-7
URL
Read Full Resource

Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Human Burden

Related Facts

  • In 2006, $32.7 billion in program payments were made to Medicare beneficiaries discharged from short-stay hospitals with a principal diagnosis of cardiovascular disease–and average of $10,201 per discharge.  
  • A recent study demonstrated that the cost of treating cardiovascular disease could rise by 64% to 84% by 2025.  
  • The mortality rate due to cardiovascular disease was 235.5 per 100,000 people in 2010.  
  • The mean hospitalization costs for patients admitted for stroke range from $8,000 to $23,000 (in 2008 dollars).