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Integrating Heart Disease and Cancer Care Could Reduce Overall Health Care Costs, According to Researchers

At the same time, CAD costs in the noncancer group remained steady ... In the recent publication by Dr. Chopra, et al, the authors show that health care spending for CAD-related services in elderly Me... read more

Houston County considers bill for mental health care

Unfortunately, factors like medication costs and the nature of ... people with mental illness to the proper care they need. patrick davenport "All of the legislation we are looking at is how do we car... read more

CATHERINE RAMPELL: The health-care trend no one saw coming

Total spending per elderly person hasn't fallen ... Some have credited structural changes to the health care system, including some of Obamacare's cost-control measures. Maybe bundled payments and acc... read more

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Research Roundup: Spending On Elderly Patients; Suicide; And Race And Health Coverage

Each week, KHN compiles a selection of recently released health policy studies and briefs. Health Affairs: Explaining The Slowdown In Medical Spending Growth Among The Elderly, 1999–2012 We ... read more


Scrapping care cost cap has cost old and disabled £2bn

ELDERLY ... care since plans for a cap were shelved three years ago, according to Labour analysis of government data. Around 534,000 additional people would have received state support from 2016 to 20... read more

The Minimum Wage Increase in CT and What It Means for In-Home Senior Care

“The cost of in-home senior care services will increase ... About Comfort Keepers Shelton, CT: Providing best-in-class home health care for seniors and the elderly is a true passion of ours, and is a ... read more

Improvements in cardiovascular care for elderly save billions in health care costs

Health care spending among the Medicare population age 65 and older has slowed dramatically since 2005, and as much as half of that reduction can be attributed to reduced spending on cardiovascular di... read more

Spotlight: Can the aged afford health care? -- dilemma of U.S. elderly care system

Can the elderly afford their care cost? Is the nation's health care infrastructure close to becoming ready? The answer might be a "no". Lawmakers across the country have expressed concerns as their co... read more

Promoting the health and well-being of older adults should be a priority

To help curb increasing costs of our health-care system, we must find mechanisms to help keep ... Federal funding for supportive housing for older adults under HUD”s Section 202 elderly housing progra... read more

Housing, health care leave Boulder County's, Longmont's aging community at risk of homelessness

"We definitely have seen more elderly people coming to us for help," said Edwina ... not so much because of a loss of income, but because of health care costs." For Paul and Roberta Fjeld, 60 and 61, ... read more

Private Insurance Companies Don’t Care About the Elderly

The United States spends upward of $330 billion each year on long-term care, accounting for around 14 percent of total national healthcare expenses. The median cost of staying in a nursing home is ove... read more

Soaring health care needs for seniors require big money, say doctors

Canada’s population in 2017 was 36.7 million. While those over the age of 65 account for one-fifth of the population, they consume about half the health care costs, notes a news release from the Canad... read more



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