COVID-19 Medicare Analysis – 5 things to know

By June 24, 2020Leadership

 

CMS has released preliminary analysis of COVID 19 cases of Medicare beneficiaries

 

COVID19 Data Snapshot Public Release

 

Five things to know: 

  1. A total of 109, 607 of medicare beneficiaries were hospitalized

 

 

 

 

 

 

2. Discharges: 28% of hospitalized medicare patients died

3. Lengths of Stay – 50% of all hospitalization was more than 8 days Length of Stay.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4. Top 5 Chronic Condition Prevalence among COVID-19 hospitalized Beneficiaries: Hypertension, Hyperlipidemia, Chronic Kidney Disease, Anemia, Diabetes,

5. Total medicare Payments for fee for service  COVID-19 hospitalizations totaled $1.9 Billion with Average hospitalization fee of $23,094