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Medicare Admissions for Ambulatory Care Sensitive Conditions,
Rates and Associated Costs, by Hospital Referral Regions, 2003
Two bar charts show:
- Rate of ACS admissions per 10,000 beneficiaries
- National mean: 771
- 10th percentile: 499
- 25th percentile: 610
- 75th percentile: 887
- 90th percentile: 1043
- Costs of ACS admissions as percent of all admission costs, average in region groups
- National mean: 13%
- 10th percentile: 10%
- 25th percentile: 12%
- 75th percentile: 15%
- 90th percentile: 16%
Data: G. Anderson and R. Herbert, Johns Hopkins University analysis of 2003 Medicare Standard Analytical Files (SAF) 5% Inpatient Data.
Source: Commonwealth Fund National Scorecard on U.S. Health System Performance, 2006
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