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Access to health care among aged medicare beneficiaries.

William E. Schlenger

Access to health care among aged medicare beneficiaries.

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Health Care Financing Administration, Office of Research and Demonstrations, Public Health Service, National Center for Health Statistics in Baltimore, MD, Hyattsville, Md .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Older people -- Medical care -- United States,
    • Medical care -- Utilization -- United States,
    • Older people -- Transportation -- United States,
    • Medicare,
    • Insurance, Health -- Self-insurance -- United States,
    • Medical care surveys -- United States,
    • Health services accessibility -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      SeriesSeries B--Descriptive report ;, no. 3, DHHS publication ;, no. 84-20203
      ContributionsCorder, Larry S., United States. Health Care Financing Administration. Office of Research and Demonstrations., National Center for Health Statistics (U.S.)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsRA564.8 .S34 1984
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiv, 31 p. ;
      Number of Pages31
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2838927M
      LC Control Number84000706

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Access to health care among aged medicare beneficiaries. by William E. Schlenger Download PDF EPUB FB2

Natl Med Care Util Expend Surv B. Apr;(3) Access to health care among aged Medicare beneficiaries. Schlenger WE, Corder LS. The goal Access to health care among aged medicare beneficiaries. book the National Medical Care Utilization and Expenditure Survey (NMCUES) is to improve the understanding of the ways in which Americans use and pay for health by: 3.

Access to health care among aged medicare beneficiaries. Baltimore, MD: U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Health Care Financing Administration, Office of Research and Demonstrations ; Hyattsville, Md.: Public Health Service, National Center for.

beneficiaries’ access to care in the setting (measured by the number of beneficiaries using the service, number of providers, volume of services, length of stay, or through direct surveys), and the sector’s Medicare profit margins, if applicable.

Diabetes Occurrence, Costs, and Access to Care among Medicare Beneficiaries Aged 65 Years and Over Jennifer Hasche; Christopher Ward; Nicholas Schluterman. Few diseases in the United States can match the health and economic toll wrought by diabetes, especially in the older population.

1 One in 11 Americans overall—and one in fiveFile Size: KB. to providing its beneficiaries with access to high-quality, coordinated care in order to maintain health and functioning, while at the same time controlling health care costs. In order to meet this challenge, understanding chronic conditions among the Medicare population is extremely important.

The information available from this report is. A Data Book: Health care spending and the Medicare program, June 89 Chart Medicare beneficiaries’ access to physician care was comparable with privately insured individuals, and minorities in both groups reported unwanted delays more frequently, Medicare (ages 65 and older) Private insurance (ages 50–64) Survey question All.

The enactment of Medicare improved access to care for millions of elderly Americans. Prior to the enactment of Medicare in Access to health care among aged medicare beneficiaries. book, less than half of. However, there is also evidence that racial differences remain among older adults in access to health services (Gornick, ).

Table shows the level of health care coverage for Access to health care among aged medicare beneficiaries. book, white, and Hispanic older adults (National Center for Health Statistics, ). These include beneficiaries in poor and fair health (11% and 6% respectively), beneficiaries under age 65 who qualify for Medicare because of a Access to health care among aged medicare beneficiaries.

book Cristina Boccuti. 10 P.W. Eggers and L.G. Greenberg, “Racial and Ethnic Differences in Hospitalization Rates among Aged Medicare Beneficiaries, ,” Health Care Financing Rev Cited by:   Health care use varies widely among the 10 million beneficiaries with dual enrollment in Medicare and Medicaid (Coughlin, Waidmann, & Phadera, ; Kasper, O’Malley Watts, & Lyons, ; Lum et al., ; Medicare Payment Advisory Commission [MedPAC], ; MedPAC and Medicaid and CHIP Payment Access Commission [MACPAC], ), but variation Cited by: 3.

Traditional Medicare per-beneficiary growth in postacute care spending and service significantly slowed for beneficiaries age 65 and older in – That spending growth slowed less among beneficiaries with inpatient use, suggesting hospitalized beneficiaries may continue to.

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), previously known as the Health Care Financing Administration (HCFA), is a federal agency within the United States Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) that administers the Medicare program and works in partnership with state governments to administer Medicaid, the State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP), and health Program Access to health care among aged medicare beneficiaries.

book - Department of Health and Human Services - (Primary Program Not Available). A recent Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) report, Access to Care Issues Among Qualified Medicare Beneficiaries (QMB), revealed several access to care problems for low-income Medicare beneficiaries enrolled in the QMB program.

The report analyzed two studies focused on access to care for low-income beneficiaries. Racial and Ethnic Differences in Hospitalization Rates Among Aged Medicare Beneficiaries, Article in Health care financing review 21(4) February with 3.

Large numbers of Medicare beneficiaries are unable to communicate effectively with their health care providers, creating opportunities for medical errors and poor health outcomes. This Insight on the Issues report, by Lynda Flowers of AARP's Public Policy Institute, concludes that while the Medicare program has taken some steps to address the problem, more can be done.

Request PDF | Health and Health Care of Medicare Beneficiaries in | On Medicare’s 50th anniversary, we use the Future Elderly Model (FEM) – a microsimulation model of health and economic.

Disability Stages and Trouble Getting Needed Health Care Among Medicare Beneficiaries Article (PDF Available) in American Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation 96(6):1 October with.

Similarly, the National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) included several questions on problems with access to care. Overall, access problems among Medicare beneficiaries were low and comparable to the privately insured (Table 2).

Table 2: Access Problems among Medicare and Privately Insured, Other research shows that acute care hospital re-admission rates vary among Medicare beneficiaries receiving post-acute care services, ranging from 11% for beneficiaries discha-patient rehabilitation facilities to rged to in 28% for beneficiaries discharged to home health agencies.

In addition, among those Medicare beneficiaries using. Cost-sharing in Medicare: A Barrier to Health Care for Many Women Women in Medicare, when compared to men, pay a larger share of their income in out-of-pocket medical costs.8 Cost-sharing in Medicare presents a potential barrier to health service access, especially for beneficiaries with few cash resources who might avoid or delay cost.

Peer-reviewed, online journal published between andwhich reported on current and future directions of the Medicare, Medicaid, and Children's Health Insurance programs.

The journal sought to examine and evaluate health care coverage, quality and access to care for beneficiaries, and payment for health services. The MEPS is an annual panel survey that collects demographic and health care expenditure and use information on individuals and families, including their health care providers, their employers, and their health care coverage (25).

It is used to track health care services among subsets of the population, including people with disabilities (26–29).Cited by: Introduction.

Over the past decade, Medicare spending on HHC has expanded faster than any other expenditure component. From toMedicare home health costs grew more than 30 percent per year (Health Care Financing Administration, ).Much of this growth is the result of a liberalization and standardization of coverage that occurred in the late s (Welch, Wennberg, and Welch, ).

Among Medicare fee-for-service beneficiaries age 65 years or older, all-cause mortality and hospitalization rates, along with inpatient expenditures per beneficiary, decreased from toaccording to a study in the July 28 issue of JAMA, a theme issue on Medicare and Medicaid at There has also been a decrease in recent years in.

Recently we analyzed the costs of primary care provided to Medicare beneficiaries by primary care nurse practitioners (PCNPs) and by PCMDs. 13 Results showed the costs of PCNP-managed care were between 11% and 29% lower than the costs of PCMDs, even after adjusting for beneficiaries’ severity of illness and other characteristics.

Table 4 Service Use among Community-Dwelling Medicare Beneficiaries by Medicaid Enrollment Status Dually Other Medicare Unadjusted Enrolled Beneficiaries Difference Number of 2, 26, Beneficiaries (s) Service use Inpatient care Any use % % ** Number of stays (b) Outpatient department care Any use % % In "Language Barriers to Health Care Access Among Medicare Beneficiaries" (Inquiry, Spring ), Ninez Ponce, Ph.D., M.P.P., of the UCLA School of Public Health, Leighton Ku, Ph.D., M.P.H., of the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, and colleagues report that Medicare beneficiaries with LEP are less likely than those who are proficient in.

Three million persons under age 65 are entitled to Medicare because of disability. This study examines their Medicare use and mortality. Disabled enrollees had higher health care use and mortality than comparison groups of Medicare's aged enrollees or of the general population under age Improving Access to Care Among Medicare Beneficiaries with Limited English Proficiency: Can Medicare Do More.

2 between patients and providers, and put patients at risk for receipt of substandard care and medical errors.4 LEP Medicare beneficiaries may have difficulty understanding how the program works and, therefore, not access the services.

Our aim was to compare access to effective care among elderly Medicare patients in a Staff Model and Group Model HMO and in Fee-for-Service (FFS) care. We used a retrospective cohort study design, using claims and automated medical record data to compare achievement on quality indicators for elderly Medicare recipients.

Secondary data were collected from 1) HMO data sets and Cited by:   Among Medicare fee-for-service beneficiaries who died in compared withthere was a lower likelihood of dying in an acute care hospital, an increase and then stabilization of intensive care unit use during the last month of life, and an increase and then decline in health care transitions during the last 3 days of by: scribe care experiences and characteristics associated with not having a personal physician.

Research Design: We compare rates of lacking a personal physician across subgroups. Using doubly robust propensity-score–weighted regression, we compare patient experience among beneficiaries with and without a personal physician.

Subjects: A total ofnationally representative beneficiaries. H.R. (th). An act to provide a physician payment update, to provide pension funding relief, and for other purposes. Ina database of bills in the U.S.

Congress. Medicare Beneficiaries' Access to Physicians Katie Sullivan Access is an important component of the Triple Aim (cost, quality, access), and it has also been stressed as a significant factor in.

Medicare claims are linked to the survey-reported events to produce the Cost and Use file, which provides complete expenditure and source of payment data on all health services, including those not covered by Medicare. The Access to Care file contains information on beneficiaries' access to health care, satisfaction with care, and usual source.

Medicare and Medicaid, two publicly funded health programs, both cover populations in need of long-term care, but they are poorly coordinated. Gaps often exist in some services while there is overl Cited by: Medicaid beneficiaries, who are poor and often disabled, are more likely to use emergency departments (EDs) than people who have other coverage, in part because they have less access to ambulatory care (MACPAC, ; NCHS, a).Health-care utilization is determined by the need for care, by whether people know that they need care, by whether they want to obtain care, and by whether care can.

Medicare, the federal government's health insurance program for the aged and disabled, has been subjected to a number of legislative and regulatory changes since aimed at reducing the costs of the program. About a third of the cutbacks have been in activities that directly increase patient cost sharing.

Other changes, while aimed at improving efficiency, may also shift costs onto program Cited by: 1. The proportion of females among dual eligibles aged 65 and older (67%) was higher than among duals under age 65 (52%) or among non–dual Medicare beneficiaries (53%).

Dual eligibles aged 65 and older were more likely than those under age 65 to be Hispanic (19% vs. 11%) or of other racial/ethnic minority groups (10% vs. 3%), but were less Cited by: 2. Exhibit 4 Cost-Related Problems And Measures Of Pdf And Access Among Medicare Beneficiaries Under Age 65 With Disabilities And Beneficiaries Age 65 And Older Enrolled In Medicare.

6/25/Public Law. Preservation of Access to Care for Medicare Beneficiaries and Pension Relief Act of - Title I: Health Provisions - (Sec. ) Sets % as the update to the single conversion factor in the formula for determining physician payment rates for June 1,through Novem This edition of the Ebook Medicaid and CHIP Data Book presents the most current data available on Medicaid and the State Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), two programs that provide a safety net for low-income populations who otherwise would not have access to health care coverage and that cover services.