Home health and postacute care use in medicare advantage and traditional medicare

Laura Skopec, Peter J. Huckfeldt, Douglas Wissoker, Joshua Aarons, Judith Dey, Iara Oliveira, Stephen Zuckerman

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Abstract

This article compares patterns of postacute care—including care provided by skilled nursing facilities, inpatient rehabilitation facilities, and home health agencies—under Medicare Advantage and traditional Medicare. Overall, Medicare Advantage enrollees received less postacute care, both institutional and home health, than traditional Medicare enrollees did for three common conditions.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)837-842
Number of pages6
JournalHealth Affairs
Volume39
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - May 2020

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This project was funded by the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation, Department of Health and Human Services. The views expressed in

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