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New Study Finds 'Best Practice' Asthma Program Saves the U.S. Health Care System More than $4500 a Year Per Child

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NY1 News, May 2010

Children’s Health Fund and Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health report in a newly published study, a savings of more than $4500 per child with asthma – or $11 saved for every one dollar spent – to the healthcare system with the use of a best-practice asthma intervention program in primary care for inner-city medically underserved children. The findings are published in a special supplement published in May of the Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved.