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Department of Defense

Improving Quality and Reducing Costs in Military Health System

In the US, 10% of patients account for 70% of health expenditures. Patients with chronic medical conditions account for >80% of all health care spending. In the Military Health System (MHS), 25% have a chronic medical condition and account for nearly 50% of the health care costs. Care management (CM) has emerged as a successful intervention that improves quality and reduces cost among the highest health care utilizers... more »

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