3 Things to Know About the Cost of UC & Crohn's Disease
report. Here are three things to know about the cost of UC and Crohn's disease associated with suboptimal treatments.
Researchers examined 19,978 UC patients and 13,005 Crohn's disease patients.
• 80 percent of UC and Crohn's disease patients had one or more suboptimal therapy marker
• Total costs per Crohn's disease patient were significantly higher ($18,736) with suboptimal therapy markers compared to patients without suboptimal markers ($10,878)
• Total costs per UC patient with suboptimal therapy markers was $12,679 compared to $9,653 in UC patients without suboptimal markers
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