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Wednesday
Jun192013

“Addressing the More Immediate Cost Drivers in Medicare”

Must Read Op-ed: “Addressing the More Immediate Cost Drivers in Medicare”

Medicare recipients (older adults) have the highest rate of obesity in America, and healthy lifestyle programs must be implemented now to reduce federal spending on obesity-related medical costs, writes Ken Thorpe for the Huffington Post.

Thorpe is the Executive Director of the Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease, of which IHRSA is a member, and writes often on the importance of healthy lifestyles and primary prevention. Read the op-ed…

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