Alzheimer'sisthemost
expensivediseaseintheU.S.

In 1 hour Alzheimer's costs

$36.6 million

to taxpayers

In 2022 Alzheimer's will cost

$321 billon

including $206 billion in Medicare and Medicaid payments

by 2050 Alzheimer's will cost

nearly $1 Trillion

in total annual payments for health care, long-term care and hospice care

1 in 3 seniors dies with Alzheimer’s or another dementia.

Medicare Costs

Average per-person Medicare costs related to Alzheimer's and other dementias are over three times higher than average per-person payments for seniors without these conditions
($41,757 vs. $14,026)

Medicaid Costs

Average per-person Medicaid costs for Alzheimer's and other dementias are 22 times higher than average per-person payments for seniors without these conditions
($6,478 vs. $291)

Out-of-Pocket Costs

Average per-person out-of-pocket costs for Medicare beneficiaries with Alzheimer's and other dementias are almost five times higher than average per-person payments for seniors without these conditions.
($9,844 vs. $2,420)

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