Allergy Impact

Allergy Impact

Asthma and allergies strike 1 of 5 Americans, making it the most prevalent chronic disease, ranking higher than cancer, diabetes and heart disease.

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Allergy Impact

Asthma and allergies strike 1 of 5 Americans, making it the most prevalent chronic disease, ranking higher than cancer, diabetes and heart disease. In fact, because more than 50 million Americans suffer from allergies it’s one of the leading causes of missed school and work.

This chronic disease has heavy cost implications to society. Allergies have an annual economic impact of $12.3 billion – $14.5 billion on direct care and $2.2 billion on indirect costs related primarily to lost work productivity.

Compounding the problem is a looming shortage of allergists in the United States; expected to decline 6.8% by 2020. Demand for allergists over the same period is expected to increase by 35%. Therefore the treatment of allergy sufferers falls to primary care providers.

Through the routine care of immunotherapy, healthcare costs can be reduced by 33%-41% in as little as 18 months. But currently, only 2-3% of patients that need IT actually receive it.

ABOUT US

ABOUT US

United Allergy Services (UAS) exists to empower physicians and advance the understanding of immunotherapy (IT) as the only known disease-modifying treatment for allergies.

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ABOUT US

United Allergy Services (UAS) improves patients’ quality of life by empowering primary care providers and others to provide safe, effective, and customized allergy treatment throughout the United States. We exist to advance the understanding of immunotherapy (IT) as the only known disease-modifying treatment for allergies. We bring effective and convenient allergy testing and immunotherapy to providers that treat the vast majority of patients with seasonal and perennial allergies.

UAS Clinical Allergy Technicians/Specialists (CAT/CAS) work under the provider’s direct supervision to test, analyze and perform dilutions for immunotherapy treatments.

The CAT/CAS has the unique opportunity to truly make an impact on their patient's lives. Our CAT and CAS staff provide unparallelled patient care throughout their treatment to free them from their allergy symptoms. The provider educates patients on the therapy and results and then a customized treatment program is developed using a UAS proprietary protocol.

UAS works with more than 3,300 practitioners across 25 states and has already helped more than 250,000 patients break free from the confines of their symptoms and experience life without allergies.