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Chronic Disease Cost Calculator Version 2

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Developer
US Department of Health and Human Services. National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion.
Year
2013

The Chronic Disease Cost Calculator version 2 is a downloadable tool that was developed to help states estimate the economic burden of chronic diseases. The tool provides state-level estimates of medical expenditures and absenteeism costs for arthritis, asthma, cancer, cardiovascular diseases (congestive heart failure, coronary heart disease, hypertension, stroke, and other cerebrovascular disease), depression, and diabetes.

Listed in the SNAP-Ed Evaluation Framework Interpretive Guide.

Used to measure Indicator LT17: Health Care Cost Savings

Funding Source
US Department of Health and Human Services. National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion.
Free Material
Yes
Evaluation Information

List of resources: http://www.cdc.gov/chronicdisease/calculator/resources.html

Evaluation Framework Indicators
SNAP-Ed Connection Comments

The Chronic Disease Cost Calculator version 2 is a downloadable tool that provides state-level estimates of medical expenditures and absenteeism costs for a variety of diet-related and other chronic diseases.