Cost-Effectiveness of Chronic Disease Interventions

Power of Prevention

Chronic diseases are the leading causes of illness, disability, and death in the United States. They are also the leading drivers of our nation’s $3.5 trillion in annual health care costs.

Proven chronic disease interventions can be cost-effective. “Cost-effectiveness” recognizes that the cost of the intervention is worthwhile in terms of longer life and better quality of life.

Read more about the high cost of chronic conditions and the cost-effectiveness of proven interventions in the fact sheets below.

Page last reviewed: May 11, 2020