Reference

Title
Medicare cost of osteoporotic fractures
Publication
Milliman Research Report
Publication Date
2019
URL
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Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Human Burden
  • Economic Burden

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  • Fifty percent of people who fracture a hip will be unable to walk without assistance.