TITLE

Does prevention really pay?

AUTHOR(S)
Daly, Rich
PUB. DATE
May 2011
SOURCE
Modern Healthcare;5/9/2011, Vol. 41 Issue 19, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the long-term cost saving premise of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act in the U.S. The Republicans has proposed the dismantling of the legislation to reduce federal spending. Some of the primary prevention programs included in the legislation can eliminate the future cost of treating expensive diseases. The House Republican deficit reduction budget would eliminate not only all programs of the 2010 healthcare law, including its many prevention initiatives.
ACCESSION #
60630770

 

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