Chronic Disease Cost Calculator

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Chronic Disease Cost Calculator

Description

The Chronic Disease Cost Calculator is a downloadable tool that supports States in:

  • Estimating State Medicaid expenditures for six chronic diseases–congestive heart failure, heart disease, stroke, hypertension, cancer, and diabetes.
  • Generating estimates of the costs to Medicaid of selected chronic diseases using customized inputs (e.g., prevalence rates and treatment costs).

Developer:

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; RTI International

Funding Sources:

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; National Association of Chronic Disease Directors; National Pharmaceutical Council

History

Release Date: 2008
Original Summary: December 2009
Last Updated: 03/17/10

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