Chronic Condition Dyads 2015

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Chronic conditions are an increasing concern in the United States, where they affect nearly half of the adult population and their prevalence has increased in recent years. These conditions result in numerous adverse health outcomes, increased health care needs, and subsequently higher medical costs. This dataset provides co-morbidity dyads illustrated by the combinations of the 19 chronic conditions.


Dyads represent the combinations of two chronic conditions among Medicare beneficiaries with at least two of the conditions. There are 171 dyads. The 19 chronic conditions are identified through Medicare administrative claims. A Medicare beneficiary is considered to have a chronic condition if the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) administrative data have a claim indicating that the beneficiary received a service or treatment for the specific condition. On October 1, 2015 the conversion from the 9th version of the International Classification of Diseases (ICD-9-CM) to version 10 (ICD-10-CM) occurred. Regardless of when a claim was submitted for payment, services that occurred prior to October 1, 2015, use ICD-9 codes. Chronic conditions identified in 2015 are based upon ICD-9 codes for the first ¾ of the year (January-September) and ICD-10 codes for the last quarter of the year (October-December). Prevalence and Medicare spending are presented for chronic condition co-morbidity at the national level.

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Chronic Diseases Data, Chronic Diseases Triads, CMS Medicare Spending, Co-Morbidity Illustrations, Co-morbidity Combinations, CMS Chronic Conditions, CMS Medicare Services

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Chronic Illnesses Dyads for Year 2015, Health Data for Chronic Conditions 2015

Dyad_LabelChronic Conditions among Medicare Beneficiariesstringrequired : 1
All_Beneficiaries_PrevalencePercentage of All Beneficiaries Prevalencenumberlevel : Ratio
All_Beneficiaries_Per_CapitaMedicare Spending per Capitanumberlevel : Ratio
Years_Less_Than_65_In_PercentageAge Less than 65 Years Prevalence in Percentagenumberlevel : Ratio
Medicare_Spending_Less_Than_65Medicare Spending Per Capita for Age Less than 65 Years in Percentagenumberlevel : Ratio
Age_65_And_Over_In_PercentageAge Greater than 65 Years Prevalence in Percentagenumberlevel : Ratio
Medicare_Spending_More_Than_65_AgeMedicare Spending Per Capita for Age 65 Years and Older in Percentagenumberlevel : Ratio
Male_In_PercentageNumber of Male Prevalencenumberlevel : Ratio
Male_Per_Capita_SpendingMedicare Spending Per Capita for Malenumberlevel : Ratio
Female_In_PercentageNumber of Female in Percentagenumberlevel : Ratio
Female_Per_Capita_SpendingMedicare Spending Per Capita for Femalenumberlevel : Ratio
Non_Dual_In_PercentagePrevalence Non Dual in Percentagenumberlevel : Ratio
Non_Dual_Per_Capita_SpendingMedicare Spending Per Capita for Non_Dualnumberlevel : Ratio
Duals_In_PercentageDuals in Percentagenumberlevel : Ratio
Duals_Per_Capita_SpendingMedicare Spending Per Capita for Dualsnumberlevel : Ratio
Autism Spectrum Disorders and HIV/AIDS0.0035516.760.0037359.430.0029588.14
COPD and Cancer2.4133526.651.3437112.092.5933210.992.8034035.042.1033006.052.4031752.982.4439831.59
COPD and Stroke1.3746921.881.2953983.201.3945806.051.4548467.891.3145604.241.1343516.712.2553089.68
COPD and Asthma7.6630019.8910.3331226.907.2129726.147.3831074.717.8729258.846.3527660.6812.3834401.40
COPD and HIV/AIDS0.0738881.030.3537915.840.0241297.620.1137973.140.0440905.700.0233332.560.2540709.11
Cancer and Stroke0.7339111.310.2450708.600.8238522.440.8639315.840.6338897.440.7636597.210.6449937.40
Cancer and Asthma1.5334115.321.0138127.961.6233692.141.5435660.391.5232910.501.5131844.561.5941902.81
Stroke and Asthma0.9547058.431.0852149.770.9346056.040.8750404.131.0244871.900.7743246.811.6153672.63
COPD and Diabetes6.6632037.788.6634896.526.3231372.437.3832345.756.1131751.755.3829078.5311.3037132.84
COPD and Arthritis7.7929517.359.2828944.587.5429637.096.8730951.978.5028625.546.5527716.6812.2832994.69