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Medicare Expenditures Attributable to Dementia.

White L, Fishman P, Basu A, Crane PK, Larson EB, Coe NB

Published

March 12th, 2019

Appears In

Health Services Research

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Abstract

To estimate dementia's incremental cost to the traditional Medicare program, we compared Medicare expenditures for 60 months following a claims‐based dementia diagnosis to those for a randomly selected, matched comparison group. 

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