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Scandal: Dramatic & Costly Life-Changing Moments

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COPING WITH TERMINAL CANCER ab Cost of cancer care over time 160 billion $157 billion (projected) In Episode 12 of Season 2, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Verna Thornton dies after a bout with would be a $ $124.6 billion 27% increase over 10 years terminal liver cancer. However, President Fitzgerald Grant actually kills her before the cancer could claim her life. 120 billion 2010 2020 IN 2011, THE AVERAGE COST OF A $3,259 CANCER-FIGHTING DRUG WAS YEAR for a 30-day supply In 2013, an estimated 580,350 U.S. residents are expected to die of cancer Common types of cancer s CIVIL SERVICE C UNITED CERTIFICATE OF MEDIC Breast cancer + Expected new cases in 2013: 234,580 Lung cancer Expected new cases in 2013: 228,190 Expected deaths in 2013: 159,480 That's nearly 1,600 people a day Expected deaths in 2013:40,030 In the U.S., cancer is the Liver cancer #2 cause of death Expected new cases in 2013: 30,640 Expected deaths in 2013: In 2010, about $16.5 billion Prostate cancer 21,670 castoRE was spent treating American women with breast cancer Expected new cases in 2013238,59O From 2000 through 2009, cancer death rates in the U.S. fell 1.8% a year among men and 1.4% a year among women Expected deaths in 2013:29,720 2. tic RECOVERING FROM GUNSHOT WOUNDS ab. Latt Average cost of treating a gun-related injury in the U.S. In 2010, total medical costs associated with gun-related injuries were esfimated at more than $48,610 $3 billion 19,392 # of gun-related deaths in the U.S. in 2010: suicide 31,672 11,078 homicide # of non-fatal firearms injuries in 2011 in the U.S.: Deaths caused by: - mofor vehicles - firearms # of firearms deaths expected to exceed vehicle deaths by 2015 73,883 65,000 In Episode 7 of Season 2, President Fitzgerald Grant (left) is gunned down by an assassin. Despite taking several bullets, including one to the head, the president - 33,000 lives. 32,000 01979 2015 3. GIVING BIRTH O 2 OR 3 # of pregnancies each year in the U.S.: 6 million 4 million result in live births Avg. cost of traditional hospital delivery without complications: 1/3 $10,166 of babies in the U.S. each year are delivered by C-section For delivery via C-section without complications: $17,052 Cost of maternity care for women with private insurance rose more than 40% from 2004-2010 2008: cost of maternity care in U.S. hospitals exceeded $98 billion In Episode 12 of Season 2, first lady Mellie Grant gives birth to a son, Theodore "Teddy" Wallace Grant. 2004 2010 Typically, employer-sponsored health insurance plans cover between 25% and 90% of maternity costs. 13% % of women who become pregnant each year in the U.S. do not have health insurance. Childbirth and newborn care in the U.S. Is the #1 reason for hospitalization Starting in 2014, pregnancy and newborn care in the U.S.will be covered by all new individual, small business and "exchange" health insurance plans. In the U.S., about ADOPTING A CHILD 120,000 children are adopted each year ab In 2011 51,000 In most cases, it takes roughly a year to adopt a foster child. children were adopted through the U.S. foster care system Demographics of those who adopt children from foster care: 3% unmarried couples single men 28% 67% single women married couples About. 19% of U.S. In the U.S. In Episode 10 of Season 2, White House Chief of Staff Cyrus Beene (right) and his partner, former political journalist James Novak, visit a hospital to see their adopted baby girl. James gets to hold the girl for the first time, same-sex couples raising children reported having an adopted child in their homes in 2009 the average of a foster child waiting to be adopted is 8 years old From October 2010 through September 2011, Americans adopted How much does it cost to adopt a baby? 9,319 children from other countries Public agency Up to $2.500 Licensed Private agency $5.000 - $40,000 China ranks #1 for foreign adoptions by Americans, with 2,587 in 2010-2011 Independent $8.000 - $40,000 Facilitated/Unlicensed $5,000 - $40,000 Souces: Foreign $15.000 - $30.000 https://www.chldweltaregov/adoption/nam http://www.cdc.gowinjurywisgarsinontata.htmi http://adoption.state.gow/about_us/statistics php http://costprojections.concer.gowannual.costs.html https://www.chiaweltaregovpubss cost/s http://www.oceshowoiz.comv/scandal/episodere www.cdc.gowncha/datajcvsjdeaths 2010 release par,06/14/us/14odoption.htmi http://www.ineurancequotes.comvunted_states-pregnancy http://www.concergov/cancertopics/typeslcommoncancers Brought to you by http://w neor Kne Wocs omeoinoADecoNaticon Special thanks to Ted Miler, principal research scientist at the Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation. for supplying data about frearms injuries. e odopted chld htto:// http://www.drugtrendreport.comspeciaity/therapy class-review/cancer http://www.concergownewscenternewsfromnci/2011/CostCancer2020 http://www.heathccre.a http://www.concetag/cancer/cancerbasics/economic impact-of-cancer http:/www.concetorg/cancevivercancerdetailedguideliver cancer whatis key statistics http:/ 2010.jpg deatre-sandy hockshoofing n 2325706.htmi http://www.businessweek.c Cre govliowintomation-fosyoulpregnant women htmi Insurance DEVELOPED BY NOWSOURCING tprpregnatthetump.compreg uenata-ch gundeingid m ano Photo and logo Cedit: ABC

Scandal: Dramatic & Costly Life-Changing Moments

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