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Data Sources for the At-Risk Community-Dwelling Patient Population

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Table 12. Data Availability for HIV/AIDS

Data Availability

HIV/AIDS Data

Advantage

Disadvantage

Public use files

MassCHIP

  • Prevalence and incidence data.
  • Data from 1999-2006.
  • Data available for Worcester.
  • Does not specify patient status in terms of the disease process.

CMS approval/
DUA required

Medicare claims

  • Captures the use of HIV/AIDS medications by persons living in the Worcester zip code.
  • Does not specify patient status in terms of the disease process.
  • Data are limited to a segment of the population that is older than 65 or has a disability.

Medicaid claims

  • Captures the use of HIV/AIDS medications by persons living in the Worcester zip code.
  • Does not specify patient status in terms of the disease process.
  • Data are limited to low-income individuals, which varies from State to State and year to year.

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