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Improving California’s Approach to Chronic Conditions
California Healthline

Chronic conditions are the major cause of illness, disability, and death in the United States. They also have a considerable financial impact on the health care system. The arrival of national health reform might offer opportunities for improving the way California’s health care system deals with chronic conditions. Coordinated care and disease management can improve health outcomes as well as reduce costs for patients with multiple chronic conditions ranging from diabetes and heart disease to respiratory ailments and cancer.