- October 31st, 2013
More than half of Medicare beneficiaries are being treated for five or more chronic conditions per year, and the rate of obesity among Medicare patients more than doubled between 1987 and 2002. Obesity costs the US more than $450 billion annually.
- June 30th, 2013
Over the next 20 years, costs for caring for stroke victims are expected to rise by $110 billion according to American Heart Association’s journal Stroke. This is due to an additional expected 3.4 million stroke victims by 2030.