Home Health And Postacute Care Use In Medicare Advantage And Traditional Medicare

Journal Article

Home Health And Postacute Care Use In Medicare Advantage And Traditional Medicare

Abstract

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

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Centers

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