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VIDEO: What Accounts for the Growth in Private Health Insurance Spending?
  Hospital care is the largest contributor to commercial health insurance spending growth - 42% of the increase since 2016. The growth in spending due to hospitals is more than twice that of the growth due to physician services and administrative costs, and ten times that of
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Apr 19,2016
GOP Candidates Dive into the True Cost Drivers in Our Economy
Candidates hit the mark on costly chronic disease and its broad impact October 29, 2015 08:57 AM Eastern Daylight Time WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease (PFCD) – an international coalition of hundreds of patient, provider, community, business and labor
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Oct 29,2015
130 Million Americans with Chronic Disease Cost More Than $2.5 Trillion Annually
CNN-Facebook debate poses opportunity to address major health care cost drivers impacting Americans and the economy CONTACT: Jennifer Burke October 13, 2015 04:05 PM Eastern Daylight Time   WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Partnership to Fight
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Oct 13,2015
Presidential Hopefuls Must Address Leading Cause of Death in U.S.
Prevention and better management of chronic diseases imperative for next administration CONTACT: Jennifer Burke WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 7, 2015) The Partnership to Fight Chronic Diseasetoday called on all Presidential candidates to elevate
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Oct 8,2015
Chronic Disease Prevention Deserves Priority in Presidential Campaign
Better overall health care can be a key driver for U.S. economy The Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease issued the following statement following last night’s Republican Presidential debate: With half of all American adults struggling with at least one chronic condition, and almost one in
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Sep 18,2015
Public and Private Sector Efforts Required to Realize Productivity Gains in U.S.
New Data Highlights Vast Opportunity for Prevention and Wellness Efforts Washington, D.C. (June 26, 2014) – The Congressional Wellness Caucus and the Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease (PFCD) hosted a briefing today to examine the impact of chronic, non communicable disease and look beyond
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Jun 26,2014
Former HHS Secretary, Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease call on Congress to pass Treat and Reduce Obesity Act
  May 5, 2014 (RALEIGH, N.C.) - Former Health and Human Services Secretary Tommy G. Thompson and Kenneth Thorpe, PhD, the Chairman of the Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease, today called on Congress to approve legislation mandating the coverage of obesity medicines under
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May 5,2014