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