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Wednesday
Apr022014

CMS Report to Congress: Seniors Who Work Out May Lower Health Care Costs

In a report to Congress, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid present evidence that older Americans who exercise likely lower health care costs. The University of Washington PRC's EnhanceFitness program was one of nine programs analyzed in a recent report to Congress by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. The report's findings concluded that EnhanceFitness, a community-based physical activity program for older adults, may help lower health care costs.

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