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The United States would have spent $634 billion less on health care in 2000 without many of the improvements in health and the associated investments that were seen between 1980 and 2000. However, there would have been 470,000 more deaths, 2.3 million more disabled, and 206 million more days in the hospital.

MEDTAP International, Inc. The Value of Investment in Health Care: Better care, better lives. Bethesda, MD: MEDTAP; 2004. http://www.aha.org/content/00-10/08affordability-value.pdf

Reference

Title
The Value of Investment in Health Care: Better care, better lives
Publisher
MEDTAP
Publication Date
2004
Authors
MEDTAP International, Inc
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