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Did you know the U.S. has the highest rate of chronic disease?

Case Management Insider, December 30, 2014

The Commonwealth Fund reports that while the United States has the highest rate of chronic disease—nearly 90% of Americans have at least one—they were also the most likely to report problems affording the care they need.

Some 20% said cost could keep them from visiting the doctor or getting a needed prescription. This is another good reason to make sure to have a discussion with patients about whether they can afford the treatments outlined in their discharge plan.

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