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Discharge Rate per 1,000 Medicare Enrollees, by Condition
(Condition: All Medical Conditions; Year: 2009)
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    • Condition:
    • Region Type:

      • DENOMINATOR DEFINITION:
      • 100% of Medicare enrollees age 65-99 with full Part A and B entitlement and no HMO enrollment during the measurement period. Age, gender, race, and eligibility are determined using the Denominator file.

      • NUMERATOR DEFINITION:
      • All medical discharges: All medical DRGs

        All surgical discharges: All surgical DRGs

        Acute myocardial infarction (CMS definition (excluded one-day stay): principal diagnosis code (ICD-9) 410.00, 410.01, 410.10, 410.11, 410.20, 410.21, 410.30, 410.31, 410.40, 410.41, 410.50, 410.51, 410.60, 410.61, 410.70, 410.71, 410.80, 410.81, 410.90, and 410.91

        Congestive heart failure (CMS definition): principal diagnosis code (ICD-9) 402.01, 402.11, 402.91, 404.01, 404.03, 404.11, 404.13, 404.91, 404.93, 428.0, 428.1, 428.20, 428.21, 428.22, 428.23, 428.30, 428.31, 428.32, 428.33, 428.40, 428.41, 428.42, 428.43, and 428.9

        Pneumonia (CMS definition): principal diagnosis code (ICD-9) 480.0, 480.1, 480.2, 480.3, 480.8, 480.9, 481, 482.0, 482.1, 482.2, 482.30, 482.31, 482.32, 482.39, 482.40, 482.41, 482.49, 482.81, 482.82, 482.83, 482.84, 482.89, 482.9, 483.0, 483.1, 483.8, 485, 486, and 487.0

        Hip fracture (Dartmouth Atlas definition): principal diagnosis code (ICD-9) 820xx

      • ADJUSTMENTS:
      • Rates are adjusted for age, sex and race using the indirect method, using the U.S. Medicare population for each cohort as the standard.




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