Other key insights from the report include: – company must face a double Economic Impact of the growing Copd Crisis – patients lose an average of $ 1800 per year in lost revenue due to their COPD, which corresponds to loss of life almost $ 20, also almost nearly 1 in 5 of 45-68 year olds, taxation3 prematurely retired because of the condition, resulting in increased costs in health care and to reduce the personal contributions.
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