Cost of Care for Medicare Beneficiaries Diagnosed with Heart Disease – Inpatient Costs
Geographic Patterns: The average costs incurred by Inpatient Medicare Beneficiary diagnosed with heart disease in 2020 by County. The map shows that the concentrations of counties with the highest average cost of care – meaning the top quintile – are located primarily in Georgia, Alaska, Alabama, Mississippi, Texas, Kentucky, Ohio, Connecticut Massachusetts, Arizona, California, South Dakota, Montana, and Minnesota. Pockets of high-rate counties also were found in Puerto Rico, Florida, North Carolina, Virginia, West Virginia, New York, Michigan Illinois, Oklahoma, New Mexico, Nebraska, Wyoming, and North Dakota.
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