Preventing Chronic Disease | State-Based Medicaid Costs for Pediatric Asthma Emergency Department Visits - CDC
The prevalence of childhood asthma in the United States increased from 8.7% in 2001 to 9.5% in 2011. This increased prevalence adds to the costs incurred by state Medicaid programs. We provide state-based cost estimates of pediatric asthma emergency department (ED) visits and highlight an opportunity for states to reduce these costs through a recently changed Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) regulation.
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- SourceUrl: http://www.cdc.gov/pcd/issues/2014/14_0139.htm
- Syndication ID: 11025
- Language: English
- Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
- Date Syndication Captured: Monday, May 23, 2016 at 10:43 PM
- Date Syndication Updated: Monday, May 23, 2016 at 11:35 PM
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