Findings make a fiscal case for increasing prevention efforts

A new Harvard study has found healthcare 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 disease. The findings show that the widespread preventative care has the potential to save money and by 2012 the savings added up to about $2,900 a year per person. Read article here…

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