Emegency Room Utilization Rate, 2018

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A new indicator has been added to the reporting platform! This indicator reports emergency department utilization rates among Medicare beneficiaries from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Geographic Variation Public Use File. Data are reported for the latest report period (2018) with trends over time available beginning with year 2010.

Unemployment Rate

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Using the most current U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics release, unemployment rate data and maps have been updated to August 2020.

Readmissions for Pneumonia, 2015-2018

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New maps and data now are available for this indicator from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Hospital Compare dataset. Data have been updated for the 2015-2018 reporting period, replacing data for 2013-2016.

Beneficiaries with Chronic Conditions, 2018

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Multiple indicators have been updated to use the latest release from the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Chronic Conditions Warehouse (CCW). New data about the prevalence of specific chronic conditions among the Medicare population are available for 2018 (replacing data for 2017). Time series data are now available for years 2011 through 2018.Affected indicators:

  • Alcohol Use Disorder (Medicare Population)
  • Alzheimer’s Disease
  • Asthma (Medicare Population)
  • Cancer (Medicare Population)Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (Medicare Population)
  • Depression (Medicare Population)
  • Diabetes (Medicare Population)
  • Heart Disease (Medicare Population)
  • High Blood Pressure (Medicare Population)
  • High Cholesterol (Medicare Population)
  • Stroke(Medicare Population)
  • Substance Use Disorder (Medicare Population)

30-Day Hospital Readmissions, 2018

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New maps and data now available for the 30-day Hospital Readmissions indicator from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Geographic Variation Public Use File. Data have been updated through report year 2018. Trends over time now available beginning with year 2010.