Excerpt from Kaiser Health News
An analysis of per capita health care spending in 2013 for people with diabetes found average costs were $14,999, roughly $10,000 higher than the average $4,305 in per capita spending for people without the disease.The study by the Health Care Cost Institute examined the health care claims of nearly 40 million individuals younger than age 65 who had employer-sponsored insurance with one of three large insurers.
Higher claims costs were reflected in higher out-of-pocket costs for people with diabetes as well. They spent $1,922 on average for deductibles, copayments and coinsurance in 2013, compared
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