How Does the U.S. Cope with Rising Healthcare Costs from Chronic Diseases?

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The nation isn't really prepared to cope with $66 billion of increased health care cost annually that we're looking at between now and 2030. I think that we need to think about how we try to turn that tide and shift kind of the emphasis, we also know that there's about $5.12 in return on investment for every dollar spent on prevention, so I think if we start now to really try to shift our investment to more of the prevention side, the population-based health indicators, we might be able to reduce the significant burden on thee chronic disease side that we see already, and are going to see more of over the course of time, because I don't think our nation is really prepared to cope with the economic impact that the chronic diseases are slated to have on our future.