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COVID-19 INFORMATIONAL RESOURCES FOR HIGH-RISK GROUPS

Older people and people living with chronic conditions are at higher risk of serious illness from COVID-19.

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PFCD In the States

In an effort to raise awareness of the broad impact of chronic disease across the U.S., PFCD takes a closer look at the cost of chronic disease and opportunities for change that could save lives and health care dollars.
  Hospital care is the largest contributor to commercial health insurance spending growth - 42% of the increase since 2016.
By Kenneth Thorpe    Mar 31, 2020 1:01pm     Hospitals across the globe are overwhelmed with coronavirus patients
Proposal ultimately would drive up healthcare spending   February 27, 2020   Roughly half of sick Americans struggle to

Sharing Rebates on Diabetes Medicines Could Save People with Diabetes $3.7 Billion a Year

A new study finds that passing along rebates and discounts directly to patients at the pharmacy counter could save individuals with diabetes $3.7 billion per year, or $791 per person if the full rebate is shared.

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