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Reducing secondary bone fractures can reduce medicare spending

Reducing 5-20 percent of “secondary” bone fractures in 2015 could have reduced Medicare FFS spending by $310 million to $1.2 billion over a follow-up period that lasted up to 2 to 3 years after a new osteoporotic fracture.

Medicare cost of osteopathic fractures. Milliman Research Report Web site. https://static1.squarespace.com/static/5c0860aff793924efe2230f3/t/5d76b949deb7e9086ee3d7dd/1568061771769/Medicare+Cost+of+Osteoporotic+Fractures+20190827.pdf. Published August 2019. Accessed October 9, 2019

Reference

Title
Medicare cost of osteopathic fractures
Publication
Milliman Research Report
Publication Date
Published August 2019
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Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Economic Value

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