(Article derived from Managed Care Information Center): A small strategic investment in disease prevention could result in significant savings in U.S. healthcare costs, according to a new report released today by the Trust for America’s Health (TFAH). TFAH finds that an investment of $10 per person per year in proven community-based programs to increase physical activity, improve nutrition and prevent smoking and other tobacco use could save the country more than $16 billion annually within five years. This is a return of $5.60 for every $1. Read more here.
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