Chronic Condition Dyads 2016

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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 healthcare needs and subsequently higher medical costs. This dataset provides co-morbidity dyads illustrated by the combinations of the 19 chronic conditions for the year 2016.


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, Ninth Revision, Clinical Modification (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 2016, Health Data for Chronic Conditions 2016

Dyad_LabelChronic Conditions among Medicare Beneficiariesstringrequired : 1
All_Beneficiaries_PrevalencePercentage of All Beneficiaries Prevalencenumberlevel : Ratio
All_Beneficiaries_Per_CapitaMedicare Spending per Capitanumber-
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 Percentagenumber-
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 Percentagenumber-
Male_In_PercentageMale Prevalence in percentagenumberlevel : Ratio
Male_Per_Capita_SpendingMedicare Spending Per Capita for Malenumber-
Female_In_PercentageNumber of Females in Percentagenumberlevel : Ratio
Female_Per_Capita_SpendingMedicare Spending Per Capita for Femalenumber-
Non_Dual_In_PercentagePrevalence Non Dual in Percentagenumberlevel : Ratio
Non_Dual_Per_Capita_SpendingMedicare Spending Per Capita for Non_Dualnumber-
Duals_In_PercentageDuals in Percentagenumberlevel : Ratio
Duals_Per_Capita_SpendingMedicare Spending Per Capita for Dualsnumber-
Dyad LabelAll Beneficiaries PrevalenceAll Beneficiaries Per CapitaYears Less Than 65 In PercentageMedicare Spending Less Than 65Age 65 And Over In PercentageMedicare Spending More Than 65 AgeMale In PercentageMale Per Capita SpendingFemale In PercentageFemale Per Capita SpendingNon Dual In PercentageNon Dual Per Capita SpendingDuals In PercentageDuals Per Capita Spending
Alzheimer's Disease/Dementia and COPD3.440577.981.756876.633.739319.823.243286.743.538660.572.539076.056.542558.92
Alzheimer's Disease/Dementia and Diabetes5.931350.132.847972.626.430102.85.534051.216.129449.654.329505.0911.433742.02
Alzheimer's Disease/Dementia and Heart Failure5.537273.261.766467.936.135875.924.941107.915.934831.714.236189.539.938862.53
Alzheimer's Disease/Dementia and Cancer1.635927.270.352609.581.835485.831.836521.261.435360.921.534113.571.841038.82
Alzheimer's Disease/Dementia and Chronic Kidney Disease6.735721.832.758219.127.434341.526.538435.186.933762.935.333769.9511.638831.35
Alzheimer's Disease/Dementia and Depression6.132823.13.741986.56.531916.554.737650.467.230395.634.432084.0711.833789.04
Alzheimer's Disease/Dementia and Ischemic Heart Disease7.432361.292.256130.468.231250.697.433724.087.331295.956.030496.1512.035592.22
Alzheimer's Disease/Dementia and Osteoporosis1.931698.270.445038.022.131263.710.540342.832.930491.151.531503.593.032038.71
Alzheimer's Disease/Dementia and Arthritis7.429593.352.443812.628.228885.335.433691.158.927692.496.028564.8412.331330.4
Alzheimer's Disease/Dementia and Stroke1.941968.230.860198.022.140703.31.844922.672.039878.471.539986.943.345095.96