Heart failure, sometimes known as congestive heart failure, occurs when your heart muscle doesn't pump blood as well as it should. Certain conditions, such as narrowed arteries in your heart (coronary artery disease) or high blood pressure, gradually leave your heart too weak or stiff to fill and pump efficiently. AMCP is pleased to work with AstraZeneca to offer these resources to you.
A cost impact analysis of Medicare patients with Alzheimer's disease and dementia in their final years of life found that families and Medicaid bear the bear most of the cost burden. The authors of this JMCP article propose the need to better integrate Medicare and Medicaid to fund and improve patient outcomes.