Why Drug Costs Are Skyrocketing for Conditions Like MS, Parkinson’s: Healthline

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Why Drug Costs Are Skyrocketing for Conditions Like MS, Parkinson’s: Healthline

“The financial cost of having a neurological disease such as Parkinson’s or multiple sclerosis is growing,” according to Healthline. “Those are the findings of a new study funded by the American Academy of Neurology and published in the organization’s journal Neurology. In it, researchers say they found the average out-of-pocket costs for a number of […]

Cost Drivers: Arthritis, prevention, childbirth, surgical complications

Filed Under: Costs, Patients, Providers

A new study from Truven, the health analytics company, says there are a few main causes of increasing health spending. “The study examined medical claims data for over 8 million commercially insured individuals under the age of 65 from 2006 to 2011, including those covered by large employers who are self-insured. It found that during […]