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COVID-19 Hospitalization by Race and Ethnicity: Association with Chronic Conditions Among Medicare Beneficiaries, January 1–September 30, 2020

Chang, M., Moonesinghe, R., Benedict, T.

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Peer Review Study

Data Collection and Analysis
Healthcare Access and Quality
Tools Included
Outside U.S.

Data Collection and Reporting

This is an assessment of the association between hospitalization for illness from COVID-19 infection and chronic conditions among Medicare beneficiaries (MBs) with fee-for-service (FFS) claims by race and ethnicity for January 1–September 30, 2020. Racial/ethnic disparities in hospitalization rates persist among MBs with COVID-19, and associations of COVID-19 hospitalization with chronic conditions differ among racial/ethnic groups in the U.S.

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Outcomes of Interest

Reduction of Health Disparities

Priority Population(s)

Alaska Native, American Indian, Black or African American, Hispanic, Latino, or Latinx, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

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Geographic Area of Implementation

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