Chronic Diseases

This includes programs that provide inpatient or outpatient services for chronic diseases such as cancer, home health and emergency medical services (EMS).


  • Cardiovascular diseases (Health Affairs topic page)
  • Chronic care (Health Affairs topic page)
  • CDC. Chronic Disease Cost CalculatorThe Chronic Disease Cost Calculator is a downloadable tool that supports states in: 1. estimating state Medicaid expenditures for six chronic diseases – congestive heart failure, heart disease, stroke, hypertension, cancer, and diabetes; and 2. generating estimates of the costs to Medicaid of selected chronic diseases using customized inputs (e.g., prevalence rates and treatment costs).

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