Characterizing the financial burden of pulmonary arterial hypertension within an integrated healthcare delivery system.

PURPOSE Financial burden associated with providing healthcare to patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) is poorly characterized. This study sought to quantify 3-year healthcare expenditures and determine whether expenditures differed between incident and prevalent PAH cases. METHODS This was a retrospective cohort study of Kaiser Permanente… CONTINUE READING