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Table 1.51b
Percent of heart failure patients who received recommended hospital care,a all payers, by State, 2005
State 2005
Percent Standard error
United States 86.9 0.0
Alabama 86.9 0.2
Alaska 92.7 0.8
Arizona 87.7 0.3
Arkansas 82.3 0.3
California 87.2 0.1
Colorado 88.3 0.3
Connecticut 91.3 0.2
Delaware 87.2 0.6
District of Columbia 85.0 0.6
Florida 88.0 0.1
Georgia 85.0 0.2
Hawaii 82.8 0.6
Idaho 86.6 0.7
Illinois 89.0 0.1
Indiana 85.8 0.2
Iowa 87.8 0.3
Kansas 83.1 0.4
Kentucky 83.0 0.2
Louisiana 84.0 0.2
Maine 91.0 0.4
Maryland 89.7 0.2
Massachusetts 90.7 0.2
Michigan 92.1 0.1
Minnesota 87.2 0.3
Mississippi 83.0 0.3
Missouri 87.6 0.2
Montana 82.7 0.7
Nebraska 88.7 0.4
Nevada 88.6 0.4
New Hampshire 92.4 0.4
New Jersey 92.9 0.1
New Mexico 78.4 0.6
New York 89.0 0.1
North Carolina 88.9 0.2
North Dakota 87.2 0.7
Ohio 90.4 0.1
Oklahoma 85.1 0.3
Oregon 87.3 0.4
Pennsylvania 89.2 0.1
Puerto Rico 79.0 0.4
Rhode Island 92.2 0.4
South Carolina 89.3 0.2
South Dakota 87.1 0.7
Tennessee 85.8 0.2
Texas 85.1 0.1
Utah 88.0 0.5
Vermont 87.1 0.8
Virginia 87.7 0.2
Washington 87.6 0.3
West Virginia 86.9 0.3
Wisconsin 89.2 0.2
Wyoming 68.8 1.4

a Recommended hospital care for heart failure includes evaluation of left ventricular ejection fraction and prescription of an angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor or angiotensin receptor blocker at discharge for patients with left ventricular systolic dysfunction.

Source: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Medicare Quality Improvement Organization Program.

 

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