TITLE

Study: patients with poor vision incur greater medical costs

PUB. DATE
March 2007
SOURCE
Ophthalmology Times;3/15/2007, Vol. 32 Issue 6, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the study that determines poor vision in patients may incur greater medical costs. In affiliation with the Potomac Institute for Policy Studies, the Wilmer Eye Institute at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, and Pfizer Inc., the study shows that Medicare beneficiaries with vision loss incurred significant higher costs compared to those with normal vision.
ACCESSION #
24752167

 

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