Data News Item: Preventable Hospitalization by County, Medicare Population, 2021

This layer displays the total number and rate of preventable hospitalization events among Medicare beneficiaries. Preventable hospitalizations include hospital admissions for one or more of the following conditions: diabetes with short-term complications, diabetes with long-term complications, uncontrolled diabetes without complications, diabetes with lower-extremity amputation, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, asthma, hypertension, heart failure, bacterial pneumonia, or urinary tract infection. Rates are presented per 100,000 beneficiaries.

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