Infographic: Home Health Patients Versus All Medicare Beneficiaries

Thursday, August 15th, 2013
This post was written by Jackie Lyons

In recent years, the home health benefit has been hit with spending cuts, which have the potential to directly impact the services offered to vulnerable Medicare recipients.

Seventy-eight percent of Medicare’s Home Healthcare Patients are non dual-eligible patients and are not covered by Medigap insurance, according to a new infographic from the Partnership for Quality Home Healthcare. This infographic explains the differences between Medicare home health beneficiaries and the average Medicare beneficiary, as well as the most chronic conditions treated by home health.

Home Health Patients Versus All Medicare Beneficiaries

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You may also be interested in this related resource: Population Health Management for Dual Eligibles: Blueprint for Care Coordination.

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