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Table 4 Relative Medicare Payments1 in 2005 by Claim Type for Selected Chronic Conditions

From: Prevalence of multiple chronic conditions in the United States' Medicare population

Condition2 Inpatient SNF HH Hospice OP Physician/
Supplier
DME
Cancer 7.4 7.2 4.5 5.1 5.2 4.7 4.8
CKD 15.4 18.5 9.8 4.8 8.9 4.6 9.6
COPD 12.8 16.0 8.7 4.4 4.2 3.9 13.0
Depression 9.1 17.5 7.5 3.6 4.1 3.2 6.4
Diabetes 6.9 8.6 6.0 2.5 3.8 2.8 7.4
HF 11.9 16.5 9.3 5.5 4.9 3.6 8.8
# Conditions        
None 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0
One 3.1 3.8 2.9 2.2 2.3 2.0 3.7
Two 7.7 10.3 6.5 4.0 4.3 3.2 7.7
Three + 19.4 26.6 13.7 6.1 8.0 5.5 14.0
  1. 1Relative payments are calculated using a ratio of means (ROM): average payments for beneficiaries with the condition divided by the average payments for beneficiaries with none of the selected conditions.
  2. 2Beneficiaries may be counted in more than one chronic condition category and/or claim type.