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Medicare Advantage health care utilization: observation stays : trends in Medicare Advantage outpatient observation stays

Series Title(s):
Data brief (Health Care Cost Institute)
Author(s):
Barrette, Kevin, author
McGraves-Lloyd, Katharine, author
Contributor(s):
Health Care Cost Institute, issuing body.
Publication:
Washington, DC, : Health Care Cost Institute, December 2016
Language(s):
English
Format:
Text
Subject(s):
Health Services -- utilization
Hospitalization -- statistics & numerical data
Hospitalization -- trends
Length of Stay -- statistics & numerical data
Medicare Part C -- statistics & numerical data
Outpatients
Forecasting
Patient Admission -- statistics & numerical data
Patient Readmission -- statistics & numerical data
Humans
United States
Genre(s):
Technical Report
Abstract:
KEY FINDINGS. Use of observation stays increased from 2010 through 2014. Similar increases occurred in overall use and within 30 days of a hospitalization. The percent of multiple day stays and the average length of stay was constant over time. Approximately 21% of observation stays spanned more than one day with an average length of stay of 1.55 nights.
Copyright:
Reproduced with permission of the copyright holder. Further use of the material is subject to CC BY license. (More information)
Extent:
1 online resource (1 PDF file (4 pages)).
NLM Unique ID:
101711628 (See catalog record)
Series Title(s):
Data brief (Health Care Cost Institute)
Author(s):
Barrette, Kevin, author
McGraves-Lloyd, Katharine, author
Contributor(s):
Health Care Cost Institute, issuing body.
Publication:
Washington, DC, : Health Care Cost Institute, December 2016
Language(s):
English
Format:
Text
Subject(s):
Health Services -- utilization
Hospitalization -- statistics & numerical data
Hospitalization -- trends
Length of Stay -- statistics & numerical data
Medicare Part C -- statistics & numerical data
Outpatients
Forecasting
Patient Admission -- statistics & numerical data
Patient Readmission -- statistics & numerical data
Humans
United States
Genre(s):
Technical Report
Abstract:
KEY FINDINGS. Use of observation stays increased from 2010 through 2014. Similar increases occurred in overall use and within 30 days of a hospitalization. The percent of multiple day stays and the average length of stay was constant over time. Approximately 21% of observation stays spanned more than one day with an average length of stay of 1.55 nights.
Copyright:
Reproduced with permission of the copyright holder. Further use of the material is subject to CC BY license. (More information)
Extent:
1 online resource (1 PDF file (4 pages)).
NLM Unique ID:
101711628 (See catalog record)