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Percent of heart failure patients who received recommended hospital care,a all payers, United States, 2005
|85 and over
a Recommended hospital care for heart failure includes receiving 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.
Key: SE: standard error.
Source: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Medicare Quality Improvement Organization Program.