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Interactive chart illustrates the cost of chronic health conditions

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GE has built a fascinating interactive chart that attempts to illustrate the costs of chronic health conditions.

In developing the chart, the GE combined the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS) with 500,000 records from a proprietary database. The chart calculates health care costs for ages ranging from 18 to 79 for a variety of conditions including asthma, diabetes and depression.

Via Medgadget

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