The U.S. health system could save more than $8 billion annually with better preventive and coordinated treatments for Americans with chronic health conditions, according to a new report.

The study from Premier, a health care company that works extensively with Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs), said that six chronic conditions (check them out in the slideshow above) accounted for close to 60 percent of emergency department (ED) visits at the 750 hospitals it surveyed. The data from 2017 suggests those visits could result in up to $8.3 billion in preventable ED cost.

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