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National Health Experts Launch Bipartisan Coalition to Fight Chronic Disease
Date:4/14/2009

ic disease on the largest medical practice in the world -- 300 million Americans whom I had the privilege to serve," said Dr. Carmona. "With 75 cents of every health care dollar spent to treat and manage chronic diseases such as asthma, diabetes, heart disease, and cancers, our leaders must work together to reduce the burdens that chronic diseases place on our communities. Today we welcome the state of Maryland and its dedicated leadership to the Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease."

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), chronic diseases are responsible for seven out of every 10 deaths in the United States -- taking the lives of more than 1.7 million Americans every year. Chronic diseases are also the primary driver of health care costs, accounting for more than 75 percent of the more than $2 trillion dollars spent each year on health care in the United States.

The financial burden in Maryland of chronic disease is tremendous. A study by the Milken Institute looked at seven common chronic diseases and found that in Maryland, the total treatment costs of these diseases amounted to nearly $5.2 billion in 2003. The total economic costs -- in terms of treatment and productivity loss associated with poor health from chronic diseases -- amounted to more than $25.7 billion. NOTE: STATE DATA CAN BE FOUND AT: www.chronicdiseaseimpact.org

"Any serious proposal to reform our health care system must address preventable chronic disease," said Mr. Mason. "Our state's premier business, labor, health care, faith, and community organizations are dedicated to making prevention and management of chronic diseases a top health care priority for policymakers."

Maryland's chapter of PFCD is comprised of 38 statewide partners including:

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