Medicare beneficiaries who were diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias visited a physician 1.3 times more frequently than other beneficiaries.
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Between 2010 and 2050, the total costs of caring for Americans with Alzheimer’s disease–age 65 and older–will increase 5-fold–from $172 billion to $1.08 trillion each year. These figures include the… [ Get More Details ]
Total Medicare spending on treating beneficiaries with Alzheimer’s disease will increase from $62 billion in 2000 to $189 billion in 2015. By 2050, Medicare will be spending more than $1… [ Get More Details ]