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Table 1.51c
Percent of heart failure patients who received recommended hospital care,a all payers, by State, 2004 and 2006
State 2006 2004
Percentb Percentb
Total 81.9 76.1
Alabama 87.0 74.5
Alaska 78.0 78.5
Arizona 78.5 79.0
Arkansas 82.0 65.5
California 83.5 76.0
Colorado 82.0 77.0
Connecticut 90.0 86.5
Delaware 84.0 81.0
District of Columbia 87.0 86.5
Florida 85.5 78.0
Georgia 80.5 74.0
Hawaii 82.0 75.5
Idaho 78.0 76.5
Illinois 80.0 79.5
Indiana 85.5 75.5
Iowa 83.5 72.0
Kansas 68.5 64.5
Kentucky 79.0 67.5
Louisiana 79.0 73.0
Maine 88.5 85.5
Maryland 89.0 83.5
Massachusetts 88.5 85.0
Michigan 87.0 80.0
Minnesota 80.5 75.5
Mississippi 80.0 66.5
Missouri 76.5 73.5
Montana 77.5 66.0
Nebraska 83.5 74.5
Nevada 69.5 78.5
New Hampshire 73.0 82.0
New Jersey 90.0 84.0
New Mexico 91.0 67.0
New York 70.5 81.5
North Carolina 82.5 77.0
North Dakota 88.0 74.5
Ohio 86.5 83.0
Oklahoma 73.5 71.0
Oregon 82.0 78.5
Pennsylvania 84.0 74.5
Rhode Island 91.0 88.5
South Carolina 87.0 75.5
South Dakota 75.0 68.5
Tennessee 80.5 70.5
Texas 81.5 72.5
Utah 76.5 70.5
Vermont 86.0 76.0
Virginia 89.0 77.0
Washington 83.5 73.5
West Virginia 85.0 73.0
Wisconsin 80.0 81.0
Wyoming 69.0 71.0

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.

b State average percent precalculated and supplied as part of the Hospital Compare database. The 2004 data reflect care for the period January to June 2004; the 2006 data reflect care for the period April 2005 to March 2006.

Source: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Hospital Compare.

 

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