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Slide Presentation of the 2007 Annual Meeting of AHRQ

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Cost to Oklahomans from Disconnected Health Records

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  • $ 1.2 billion in healthcare costs of $ 20.1 billion health care expenditures in Oklahoma*
  • This is a minimum of 6% of all health expenditures
  • 1,139 potential lost lives
  • * Estimate based in U.S. Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services 2004 and medical inflation at 6.65 % through 2007. $ 1.7 billion projected by 2011 against medical costs of $ 25.8 billion.

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