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People with Chronic Conditions Account for 83 Percent of all Health Care Spending

Partnership for Solutions. Chronic Conditions: Making the case for ongoing care-September 2004 update. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University; 2004

Reference

Title
Chronic Conditions: Making the case for ongoing care-September 2004 update
Publisher
Johns Hopkins University
Publication Date
2004
Authors
Partnership for Solutions

Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Economic Burden

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