Period Prevalence by State - Liver Disease, Cirrhosis and Other Liver Conditions [except Hepatitis], 2016

Description: The number of Medicare fee-for-service (FFS) enrollees with liver disease, cirrhosis and other liver conditions (except for hepatitis) varied by state. Montana had the lowest rate (2.67%) and Hawaii had the highest (5.99%).

Technical Notes: Period prevalence is calculated for these rates. Beneficiaries with full or nearly full FFS coverage during the year who received treatment for liver disease, cirrhosis and other liver conditions (except for hepatitis) within the 2-year look back period. Please refer to the Other Chronic and Potentially Disabling Categories for algorithm criteria. Denominator is all who were enrolled in Medicare on or after January 1, 2016 and had full or nearly full FFS coverage (i.e., 11 or 12 months of Medicare Part A and B [or coverage until time of death] and one month or less of HMO coverage).

Chart Date: October 11, 2018

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