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Health Aff (Millwood). 2016 Jun 1;35(6):1130-5. doi: 10.1377/hlthaff.2015.1659. Epub 2016 May 18.

Mental Disorders Top The List Of The Most Costly Conditions In The United States: $201 Billion.

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  • 1Charles Roehrig (charles.roehrig@altarum.org) is founding director of the Center for Sustainable Health Spending at Altarum Institute, in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

Abstract

Estimates of annual health spending for a comprehensive set of medical conditions are presented for the entire US population and with totals benchmarked to the National Health Expenditure Accounts. In 2013 mental disorders topped the list of most costly conditions, with spending at $201 billion.

KEYWORDS:

Cost of Health Care; Health Economics; Health Spending

PMID:
27193027
DOI:
10.1377/hlthaff.2015.1659
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