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Cost of Coronary Heart Disease in the US

Estimated Direct and Indirect Costs (in Billions of Dollars) of Coronary Heart Disease: US: 2009

 

  Coronary Heart Disease
Direct Costs  
Hospital $54.6
Nursing Home $12.3
Physician/other professionals $13.4
Drugs/other:
  Medical durables $10.3
  Home Health Care $2.2
Total Expenditures $92.8
   
Indirect Costs  
  Lost productivity/morbidity $10.6
  Lost productivity/mortality $62.0
Grand Totals $165.4

 

Source: American Heart Association. “Heart Disease & Stroke Statistics – 2009 Update At-A-Glance” http://www.americanheart.org.

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November 2, 2009 - Posted by | Chronic conditions, healthcare | , ,

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