CMS has released preliminary analysis of COVID 19 cases of Medicare beneficiaries
Five things to know:
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