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Alzheimer’s, Dementia Care to Cost U.S. $200 Billion This Year

Number of Americans With Alzheimer's May Triple by 2050

THURSDAY, March 8 (HealthDay News) — Caring for people with Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia will cost the United States about $200 billion this year, a total that includes $140 billion paid by Medicare and Medicaid, new statistics released Thursday show. Medicaid payments are 19 times higher for …

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