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Health care cost increases due to opioid use and overdose U.S. in 2016, by payer

It was estimated that opioid overdoses resulting in emergency room visits and subsequent hospital admissions resulted in increased health care costs of 3.5 billion U.S. dollars to Medicare in 2016. Indirect costs of opioid use and overdose such as the increased risk and treatment of specific diseases cost Medicare an additional 2.9 billion dollars.

Increase in health care costs due to opioid use and overdose in the United States in 2016, by payer

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Source

Release date

November 2017

Region

United States

Survey time period

2016

Supplementary notes

* "Costs associated with overdoses resulting in emergency room visits and subsequent hospital admissions."

** "Indirect medical costs are the costs associated with the increased risk and treatment for diseases related to illicit drug use such as hepatitis B and C, HIV, tuberculosis, and cases of neonatal abstinence syndrome."

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