Differences in Medicare Utilization and Expenditures in the Last Six Months of Life among Patients with and without Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders

Date
10/2018
Journal
Journal of Palliative Medicine
Description

The purpose of this study was to examine differences in utilization of inpatient services and Medicare expenditures (overall and by category) in the last six months of life for patients with, versus those without, a diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease and related disorders.

Center
Rural and Minority Health Research Center
Authors
Elizabeth Crouch, Janice Probst, Kevin Bennett, Jan Eberth