Journal Article Home Health And Postacute Care Use In Medicare Advantage And Traditional Medicare
Laura Skopec, Stephen Zuckerman, Joshua Aarons, Doug Wissoker, Peter J. Huckfeldt, Judith Dey, Iara Oliveira
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This article compares patterns of postacute care—including care provided by skilled nursing facilities, inpatient rehabilitation facilities, and home health agencies—under Medicare Advantage and traditional Medicare. Overall, Medicare Advantage enrollees received less postacute care, both institutional and home health, than traditional Medicare enrollees did for three common conditions.

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https://www.healthaffairs.org/doi/10.1377/hlthaff.2019.00844

Research Areas Health and health care
Tags Health equity Hospitals and physicians Medicare Long-term services and support
Policy Centers Health Policy Center