Six million Americans suffer from Alzheimer’s disease. One in 10 people over the age of 65 have it. Alzheimer’s and other dementias cost the nation more than $290 billion, including $195 billion in Medicare...
Florida is the only state in the nation that has Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias listed as its own priority within a State Health Improvement Plan.
U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., joined senators from both sides of the aisle last week to urge the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to conduct an outreach campaign to educate clinicians, Medicare beneficiaries with cognitive impairment, and their families on the assessment and care planning services currently available to them.