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PFCD Chairman Ken Thorpe contributed a background paper for the Aspen Health Strategy Group's recent report on reducing chronic disease. Thorpe's paper, "Understanding and Preventing Chronic Disease,"...
Medicare Part D’s optional, affordable coverage for prescription drugs has changed lives.  Today, more than 43 million older Americans and people with disabilities have enrolled in Part D.1  From its...
Feel like you're paying more for medicines? You may be. For many with insurance your prescription drug coverage has changed.
Addressing the Needs of Patients with Chronic Conditions
The United States Can Reduce Socioeconomic Disparities By Focusing On Chronic Diseases
Depression, anxiety, and other mental illnesses affect millions of Americans each year. People living with mental illness face many barriers to improving their health, including overcoming stigma, finding an available...
In 2014, 60 percent of Americans had at least one chronic condition, and 42 percent had multiple chronic conditions. These proportions have held steady since 2008. Americans with chronic conditions utilize more...
Burden of Mental Illnesses in the US   Model implementation plan for anxiety, Alzheimer’s, bipolar and schizophrenia   Read More