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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  • 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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