Coexisting Illness and Heart Disease Among Elderly Medicare Managed Care Enrollees

Bierman, Arlene S.
June 2004
Health Care Financing Review;Summer2004, Vol. 25 Issue 4, p105
Academic Journal
Presents graphical highlights of the Medicare Health Outcomes Survey. Differences in income and education among elderly Medicare+Choice (M+C) enrollees with ischemic heart disease (IHD) or congestive heart failure (CHF) compared to all M+C enrollees in 1998; Differences in the percent of elderly M+C with IHD and CHF who report three or more chronic conditions compared to all M+C enrollees in 1998; Differences in percent of enrollees age 65 reporting both CHF and diabetes by race/ethnicity, income, and education in 1998.


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