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Discharges for Ambulatory Care-Sensitive Conditions per 1,000 Medicare Enrollees, by Race
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    Discharges for Ambulatory Care-Sensitive Conditions per 1,000 Medicare Enrollees, by Race
    (Race: Overall; Year: 2015; Region Levels: State)
    Hawaii 23.3
    Utah 27.9
    Colorado 31.2
    Idaho 32.4
    Washington 32.7
    Oregon 33.9
    Alaska 36.0
    Arizona 36.1
    California 36.2
    Minnesota 36.6
    District of Columbia 38.3
    Vermont 39.4
    New Mexico 39.5
    Montana 41.1
    Nevada 42.2
    Virginia 42.8
    Wyoming 43.1
    Wisconsin 45.0
    South Carolina 45.6
    Connecticut 46.2
    Maryland 46.7
    New York 46.8
    New Hampshire 47.1
    Delaware 47.2
    Nebraska 48.3
    Iowa 48.9
    North Carolina 49.0
    North Dakota 49.1
    Maine 49.4
    New Jersey 49.6
    Georgia 50.2
    South Dakota 50.5
    Kansas 51.3
    Pennsylvania 51.7
    Texas 53.2
    Florida 53.6
    Rhode Island 54.0
    Massachusetts 54.3
    Illinois 54.8
    Michigan 55.4
    Missouri 56.6
    Indiana 56.8
    Ohio 57.0
    Tennessee 59.3
    Oklahoma 59.9
    Arkansas 61.8
    Alabama 62.0
    Louisiana 65.8
    Mississippi 70.2
    West Virginia 75.0
    Kentucky 76.6
    National Average 49.4
    90th Percentile 62.0
    50th Percentile 48.9
    10th Percentile 32.7
        • DENOMINATOR DEFINITION:
        • 100% of Medicare enrollees age 65-99 with full Part A entitlement and no HMO enrollment during the measurement period. Age, gender, race, and eligibility are determined using the Denominator file.

        • NUMERATOR DEFINITION:
        • Numerator counts are based on ICD-9-CM diagnosis codes. Surgical codes are usually excluded to ensure that the admission was for a medical condition. Conditions: Convulsions (780.3x): Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) (491xx, 492xx, 494xx, 496xx, 466.0x: 466.0x only w/secondary dx 491xx, 492xx, 494xx, 496xx): Bacterial Pneumonia (481xx, 482.2x, 482.3x, 482.9x, 483xx, 485xx, 486xx: excl. secondary dx 282.6x): Asthma (493xx): Congestive Heart Failure (CHF) (428xx, 402.01, 402.11, 402.91, 518.4x: excl. sx 36.01, 36.02, 36.05, 36.1x,37.5x, or 37.7x): Hypertension (401.0x, 401.9x, 402.00, 402.10, 402.90: excl. sx 36.01, 36.02, 36.05, 36.1x,37.5x, or 37.7x): Angina (411.1x, 411.8x, 413xx: excl. sx 01-86.99): Cellulitis (681xx, 682xx, 683xx, 686xx: excl. sx 01-86.99, unless 86.0x is the first and only sx code): Diabetes (250.0x, 250.1x, 250.2x, 250.3x, 250.8x, 250.9x): Gastroenteritis (558.9x): Kidney/Urinary Infection (590xx, 599.0x, 599.9x): Dehydration (276.5x).

        • ADJUSTMENTS:
        • Rates are adjusted for age, sex and race using the indirect method, using the U.S. Medicare population as the standard. Gender-specific rates are age and race adjusted; race-specific rates are age and sex adjusted.




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