January 25, 2019
About 40 million Medicare beneficiaries suffer from at least two chronic diseases. A new proposal from the Trump administration could result in worse outcomes for their conditions.
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WHAT DO RISING CHRONIC DISEASE RATES MEAN FOR TEXAS?
Projected total cost of chronic disease from 2016-2030 in Texas is $3.5 trillion. In 2015, 15.6 million people in Texas had at least 1 chronic disease, 6 million had 2 or more chronic diseases. Chronic disease could cost Texas $166 billion in medical costs and an extra $66.8 billion annually in lost employee productivity (average per year 2016-2030).
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