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Many cancer survivors have substantial medical financial hardship and make financial sacrifices

Cancer Survivors Have Substantial Medical Financial Hardship

Financial sacrifices also reported, with hardship and sacrifices more common in survivors aged 18 to 64
There is near consensus across 30 years of economic analysis of single-payer plans that a single-payer system would reduce health expenditures in the United States

Single-Payer System Would Likely Save Money

Largest savings predicted to come from simplified billing and lower drug costs
Among patients with very high use of health care services

Care Management for Complex Needs May Not Cut Readmissions

Lack of effect on readmissions for Camden Core Model shows challenge of targeting superutilizers
From 2011 to 2017

2011 to 2017 Saw Increase in Spending on DMTs for MS

Increase in annual expenditures on MS DMTs mainly driven by increases in per-prescription costs
There is a large and widening gap in health administrative spending between the United States and Canada

Large Gap Found in Health Administrative Spending for U.S., Canada

$2,497 per capita spent on administration in the United States in 2017 versus $551 in Canada
U.S. drug companies have started the new year by raising the prices of hundreds of medications.

Price Hikes for Hundreds of Medications

Prices of 411 drugs have increased an average of 5 percent
Between 2008 and 2015

2008 to 2015 Saw Out-of-Pocket Spending Up for Maternity Care

In 2008-2013, out-of-pocket spending was higher for lower-income women; disparity not seen in 2014-2015
Providing nonsurgical periodontal treatment to patients with type 2 diabetes and periodontitis may significantly reduce tooth loss and diabetes-related microvascular diseases via improved glycemic control

Treating Oral Disease Could Yield T2DM-Related Cost Savings

Model shows benefits include reductions in tooth loss and diabetes-related microvascular disease
A machine learning system can generate clinically valid alerts for medication errors that might be missed with existing clinical decision support systems

Machine Learning System Makes More Alerts for Med Errors

68.2 percent of MedAware alerts would not have been generated with clinical decision support system
Suboptimal diet accounts for 18.2 percent of all cardiometabolic disease costs in the United States

Poor Diet Contributes Substantially to Cardiometabolic Disease Costs

Diet tied to more than $50 billion in annual health care costs for heart disease, stroke, diabetes