Cost of Getting (Chronically) Sick

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GE made an interactive visualization of the costs to insurers and the individual with a chronic condition like hypertension or diabetes that uses age as the main independent variable.  The goal is "to gain a deeper understanding of healthcare costs, [by] combin[ing] the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS) with 500K records from GE's proprietary database....The Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS), from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, is a set of large-scale surveys of families and individuals, their medical providers, and employers across the United States. MEPS is the most complete source of data on the cost and use of health care and health insurance coverage."