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The federal share of Medicaid costs for nursing home care of Alzheimer’s disease residents will be $17 billion in 2010 and $85 billion in 2050.  The state share will be $14 billion in 2010 an d$67 billion in 2050.

Alzheimer's Association. Changing the Trajectory of Alzheimer’s Disease: How a treatment by 2025 saves lives and dollars. Washington, D.C.: Alzheimer’s Association; 2010. http://www.alz.org/documents_custom/trajectory.pdf

Reference

Title
Changing the Trajectory of Alzheimer’s Disease: How a treatment by 2025 saves lives and dollars
Publisher
Alzheimer’s Association
Publication Date
2010
Authors
Alzheimer's Association
URL
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Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Future Economic Burden

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