Differences in Medicare Service Use in the Last Six Months of Life among Rural and Urban Dual-Eligible Beneficiaries
Reports on a study of healthcare utilization by Medicare
beneficiaries in the last six months of life in both urban
and rural areas. Compares beneficiaries with dual
eligibility with those who are eligible for Medicare only.
Looks specifically at inpatient care, outpatient care, and
home health, as well as other types of healthcare services.
Elizabeth Crouch, Kevin J. Bennett, Janice C. Probst
Rural and Minority Health Research Center (formerly the South Carolina Rural Health Research Center)
Elderly population · Medicaid · Medicare · Mortality · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data
Rural and Minority Health Research Center (formerly the South Carolina Rural Health Research Center),