Table 8G: HCBS Population Age 65+

Assessing the Health and Welfare of the HCBS Population

Table 8: Outcome Indicators for the Home and Community-Based Services Population by Participant Attributes, 2005a

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Table 8G: HCBS Population Age 65+

Outcome IndicatorWhite Only, Non-HispanicBlack Only, Non-HispanicHispanicOther Race or Multiple Races, Non-HispanicUnknown RaceMaleFemaleAges 18-64Ages 65-84Age 85+MSANon-MSA
Short-Term Complications of Diabetes10727512164118133135s15274137127
  Minssssssssssss
  Max3228053041,489s1,437603s915225773608
Asthma or Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease6,0254,0983,5301,7824,4955,4794,627s5,3882,9834,2846,906
  Min2,147ssss2,1762,063s2,3191,2671,987s
  Max13,02110,30412,90315,635s14,02212,938s14,3577,72711,75613,599
Congestive Heart Failure8,58510,3736,5032,9247,1947,1928,228s7,3909,9287,28810,495
  Min4,293ssss2,8293,277s3,6193,3383,3905,215
  Max15,13114,55925,92616,667s14,85014,960s13,51518,13013,64116,238
Composite: Potentially Preventable Infection13,23810,7128,5155,1609,86212,06010,847s9,77215,87510,14114,745
  Min6,427ssss6,5695,792s5,1188,8015,937s
  Max24,81957,14338,09532,000s26,22923,734s20,05130,39521,39423,673
    Bacterial Pneumonia8,4095,4125,1083,5085,9828,5806,208s6,0009,5746,0239,566
      Min4,130ssss4,8463,413s3,2535,1593,769s
      Max16,00935,71413,24528,283s18,97812,910s13,04321,58112,94414,302
    Urinary Tract Infection4,8295,3013,4071,6523,8803,4804,639s3,7726,3014,1185,179
      Minsssss1,4372,379s1,8652,7942,168s
      Max10,56621,42916,43817,067s10,67910,824s9,35114,80310,2049,371
Infection Due to Device or Implant421907598239493562498s600220515521
  Minssssssssssss
  Max1,8262,7282,5042,510s1,3101,887s2,2185711,3582,622
Dehydration2,8373,8211,8401,1012,4782,4912,751s2,3393,8662,4393,583
  Minsssss1,025850s1,019607818600
  Max6,2326,7539,7566,486s5,7495,958s5,0667,3066,0459,175
Composite: ACSC Chronic Conditions17,20619,60413,8036,14814,53615,73815,940s16,04315,36114,55020,890
  Min7,360ssss6,0946,189s7,5403,9456,6637,497
  Max30,84429,71357,14333,251s30,92330,307s30,71025,59526,81831,829
Composite: ACSC Acute Conditions12,54910,4037,9934,6549,44010,70610,552s9,27815,0749,42614,761
  Minsssss5,9395,456s4,7807,8915,515s
  Max24,06742,85738,09532,258s23,59922,344s19,04526,21418,50825,341
Composite: ACSC Overall29,75430,00321,79310,80323,97426,44226,491s25,31930,43223,97435,649
  Min13,559ssss14,54313,486s12,76811,83613,62618,523
  Max51,76657,14395,23865,509s54,52348,091s49,75549,12942,43153,347
Pressure Ulcer3,7937,8563,2851,3073,8564,2214,180s3,7485,6994,2294,086
  Minsssss1,3101,479s1,2131,0511,628s
  Max8,54218,83129,26821,622s12,31510,606s11,11513,26111,13211,243
Injurious Falls698296336233493307595s436816436836
  Minssssssssssss
  Max3,4761,3071,2688,850s3,4383,532s2,4375,4633,3014,969
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Notes: 

ACSC = ambulatory care-sensitive condition; I/DD = intellectual and development disabilities; MSA = metropolitan statistical area; SMI = serious mental illness.

a. All outcome indicators expressed as potentially avoidable hospital stays per 100,000 persons in the HCBS population. HCBS population for outcome indicators excludes: individuals under age 18; people with only institutional use in a given quarter; people on managed care plans; and people in the States of Arizona, Maine, Washington, and Wisconsin.

Minimum (min) and maximum (max) defined as lowest rate and highest rate among States.

Dually eligible = dually eligible for Medicaid and Medicare. Eligibility for Medicare defined as inclusion in Medicare Denominator File.

Medicaid only = part of Medicaid HCBS population but not enrolled in Medicare.

HCBS subpopulations of I/DD, SMI, Under 65 Without I/DD or SMI, and 65+ are defined as in the Appendix.

s = Suppressed due to small cell size.

Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), Medicaid Analytic eXtract (MAX) data, and Medicare Provider Analysis and Review (MedPAR) data.

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Internet Citation: Table 8G: HCBS Population Age 65+: Assessing the Health and Welfare of the HCBS Population. December 2012. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/systems/long-term-care/resources/hcbs/hcbsfindings/hcbsfindtab8g.html