Multiple Chronic Conditions

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About 1 in 4 Americans have multiple chronic conditions. (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)


About 71% of all healthcare spending in the United States that goes toward treating people who have more than one chronic condition. (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)


PCORI has funded 87 comparative clinical effectiveness research studies related to multiple chronic conditions. (As of September 2023)

Study Results that Support Better-Informed Decisions

Multiple Chronic Conditions Study Spotlights