Heart of the Matter: Prevent Heart Disease and Save Money
Heart disease remains the leading cause of death in the United States. One in three deaths in the United States in 2014 were due to cardiovascular disease. With over 600,000 deaths in 2015, heart disease is a serious condition not only for the concern of yourself and those who care about you, but also for your financial future.
In 2011, heart disease cost the U.S. $215 billion according to the CDC. With an aging population, it’s predicted that direct medical costs associated with cardiovascular diseases are projected to rise to more than $818 billion by 2030.
In addition to medical expenses, the additional cost from loss of productivity from patients suffering with cardiovascular diseases increases to nearly $1billion per day.