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Unformatted text preview: At the same time, it projects an increase of more than 40% in heart disease and hypertension, while the U.S. population growth will only be 19% during this time period. These trends will continue to heighten demands on the healthcare system providers and payers as costs are spread to all in the form of higher premiums and taxes to support the Medicare and Medicaid programs. Year 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011b 2012c Ambulatory Care 77.4 78.7 80.7 83.1 86.7 90.5 93.3 96.7 100.2 103.2 Hospitals 46.4 48.1 49.1 50.1 52.0 53.7 54.9 55.8 56.9 57.9 Nursing Care 33.9 34.3 35.1 35.7 36.5 37.7 39.1 39.3 40.1 40.8 Social Assistance 30.3 31.3 32.3 33.7 35.6 38.0 38.7 40.6 42.1 43.3 Totala 188.0 192.4 197.1 202.6 210.9 219.9 226.0 232.3 239.3 245.3 a Due to rounding, the sum of the individual items may not equal the total. b Estimated. c Forecast. Sources: Colorado Department of Labor and Employment and Colorado Business Economic Outlook Committee. Persons with chronic diseases are estimated to account for 30% of the denials for health insurance coverage due to these preexisting conditions. premiums over...
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This note was uploaded on 02/11/2013 for the course MGMT 231 taught by Professor Yu during the Spring '13 term at Bauder.

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