Data Points report on disease prevalence and Medicare reimbursement is available

Research Activities, September 2011

A new Data Points report, Prevalence and Medicare Reimbursement by Recurrent International Classification of Diseases Categories, 2006-2009 is available. This report examines disease burden among Medicare beneficiaries and associated reimbursement costs within inpatient, outpatient, and skilled nursing facility claims. It also examines geographic trends in reimbursement per claim for high-cost conditions that are common in the Medicare population.

You can access the report at Effective Health Care Program .

Current as of September 2011
Internet Citation: Data Points report on disease prevalence and Medicare reimbursement is available: Research Activities, September 2011. September 2011. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/news/newsletters/research-activities/sep11/0911RA40.html