There is a significant burden of disease among individuals with CHD; the disease affects quality of life, disability, life expectancy, medical spending, chronic disease, as well as employment and education outcomes.
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Schaeffer Center Briefs Policymakers, Stakeholders on the Economic Burden of Mental Illness
Seth Seabury presented his research to Sacramento lawmakers on May 7 at a briefing co-hosted by the Schaeffer Center and the Steinberg Institute.
Measuring The Lifetime Costs Of Serious Mental Illness And The Mitigating Effects Of Educational Attainment
Using a dynamic microsimulation model to estimate the lifetime burden of serious mental illness for those diagnosed by age twenty-five, the researchers estimated that the per-patient lifetime burden of SMI is $1.85 million.
A New Model for Pricing Drugs of Uncertain Efficacy
Goldman, Van Nuys and colleagues propose a three-part pricing (TPP) model that ties prices to value but removes the need to monitor efficacy in each patient. The model creates a tiered system, with prices varying over fixed time intervals.