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COPD Costs

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COPD Costs

Costs attributable to having COPD were $32.1 billion in 2010 with a projected increase to $49.0 billion by 2020.


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Medicare paid 51% of those costs with 25% paid by Medicaid and 18% paid by private insurance in 2010.

51%

Medicare

25%

Medicaid

18%

Private Insurance


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$3.9
Billion

Total absenteeism costs were $3.9 billion in 2010 with an estimated 16.4 million days of work lost because of COPD


State medical costs attributable to COPD ranged from $42.5 million in Alaska to $2.5 billion in Florida in 2010.

Alaska and Florida

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