Monthly Update to COVID-19 Medicare Snapshot Reveals Disproportionate Impact on Native American Populations

Monthly Update to COVID-19 Medicare Snapshot Reveals Disproportionate Impact on Native American Populations

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released its first monthly update to its report detailing the impact of COVID-19 on Medicare beneficiaries. The report draws from COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations of Medicare beneficiaries between Jan. 1 and June 20, 2020, and is based on Medicare claims and encounter data reported to CMS. Most notably, the data reveals that… (LaRosa, July 28, 2020) #COVID-19, #End-Stage Renal Disease, #Health Equity, #Social Determinants of Health