Heart failure accounts for 37% of Medicare spending

Yahoo/HealthDay News, November 13, 2008

Researchers say heart failure accounts for about 37% of Medicare spending, with more doctor visits and medications prescribed. Treatment for these patients also contributes to nearly 50% of all hospital inpatient costs.


MOST POPULAR

SPONSORED REPORTS
SPONSORED HEADLINES

SIGN UP

FREE e-Newsletters Join the Council Subscribe to HL magazine

SPONSORSHIP & ADVERTISING

100 Winners Circle Suite 300
Brentwood, TN 37027

800-727-5257

About | Advertise | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Reprints/Permissions | Contact
© HealthLeaders Media 2014 a division of BLR All rights reserved.