National Health Expenditure Savings - Diabetes Prevention

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This analysis looks at extending the diabetes prevention policy to the under 65 population. Modeling specifications for expanding Medicare policies to the under 65 population are from Third Way.

In summary, projected federal savings total $8.2 billion, projected savings to private health insurance (PHI) total $10.2 billion, and projected savings to out-of-pocket (OOP) total $2.4 billion over the 10-year period (2015-2024). Total projected savings including Medicare, Medicaid, PHI and OOP total $22.5 billion.

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