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Author Topic: For Those With Cirrhosis, Costs Leap if Condition Is Linked to Alcoholism  (Read 1111 times)

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Health care costs and disease severity are higher among those with alcoholic cirrhosis compared with those with a nonalcoholic version of the severe liver disease, MedPage Today reports.

Researchers analyzed medical records from a large database that included 500 million private health insurance claims from more than 100 large employers. They sought diagnosis codes for cirrhosis and cirrhosis not linked to alcohol among individuals ages 18 to 64.

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https://www.hepmag.com/article/cirrhosis-costs-leap-condition-linked-alcoholism

 


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