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Original analysis (conducted through a partnership between Prevention Institute, Trust for America's Health, Urban Institute, New York Academy of Medicine, The California Endowment, and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation) demonstrates that:

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  • Small investments in community-level prevention have substantial returns
  • Prevention can produce significant health care savings nationally and in every state
  • The savings from investment in prevention accrue to both public and private health care payers
  • Investing in prevention has a multiplier effect-multiple saving for multiple conditions
  • Focusing prevention investments on communities with the most compromised health status could potentially lead to even greater returns

 

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