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State and Federal Medicaid spending will increase from $19 billion in 2000 to $118 billion in 2050.

2005-2006 Progress Report on Alzheimer’s Disease. 2005-2006 Progress Report on Alzheimer's Disease Web site. https://www.nia.nih.gov/alzheimers/alzheimers-disease-progress-reports-archive. Published April 2007

Reference

Title
2005-2006 Progress Report on Alzheimer’s Disease
Publication
2005-2006 Progress Report on Alzheimer's Disease
Publication Date
Published April 2007
Authors
National Insitutes of Health, National Institute on Aging
URL
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Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Future Economic Burden

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