Correction made to prevalence estimates for select chronic conditions among Medicare patients.

An error was identified in the query used to generate prevalence estimates for select chronic conditions among Medicare patients. This issue affected only those multi-county report areas which included one or more counties with “no data”. These counties area: Aleutians West Borough, AK; Denali Borough, AK; King County, TX; Loving County, TX; Greensville County, VA; and Manassas Park city, VA.

This issue affected five indicators using data from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Chronic Conditions Warehouse:

  • Heart Disease – Medicare Population High Blood Pressure – Medicare Population
  • High Cholesterol – Medicare Population
  • Depression – Medicare Population
  • Stroke – Medicare Population
  • Diabetes – Medicare Population

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