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Numbers that Matter in Medicare

Posted by Matt Breese on Dec 11, 2015

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A collection of engaging infographics from healthcare influencers to capture trends in Medicare:

 

40% of Medicare beneficiaries have 3 or more chronic illnesses

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Via Medicare NewsGroup from Terra Carta

 

$11.5 billion saved by 8 million Medicare beneficiaries with ACA elimination of Part D "doughnut hole"

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Via The Commonwealth Fund

 

Over 3x more drugs in development for prevalent diseases after Medicare Part D implementation. Alzheimer's, Diabetes and Rheumatoid Arthritis reveal the most dramatic increases.

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Via PhRMA from PR Newswire

 

Medicare spending forecasted to account for 5.1% of U.S. GDP by 2030

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Via The Commonwealth Fund

 

A list of the most expensive Medicare drugs shows that monthly costs top out at a staggering $216,833/month

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Via HealthNetwork from Visually

 

The first Medicare enrollee, President Harry Truman, paid $3 per month

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Via Center for Medicare Advocacy

 

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Topics: Industry Trends, Payer