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County Medicare Trends and Variations in 2007-2014, Washington

Presented below is a series of graphs displaying trends for 2007-14 in each county in Washington and the state in measures associated with Medicare fee-for-service beneficiaries. The graphs are divided into 3 sections:

The data source for Sections I and III is the Medicare Geographic Variation Public Use File (December 2015), available from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). The data source for Section II is the Medicare Chronic Conditions public use file (December 2015), also available from CMS.

Section I. Enrollment and Demographics

(Data table for these graphs can be downloaded from the data.wa.gov website).

  1. Beneficiaries with Part A and Part B
  2. Beneficiaries with Part A and Part B in Fee-for-Service
  3. MA Participation Rate
  4. Average Age
  5. Percent Female
  6. Percent Male
  7. Percent Non-Hispanic White
  8. Percent African American
  9. Percent Hispanic
  10. Percent Other/Unknown
  11. Percent Eligible for Medicaid
  12. Average HCC Score

Section II. Health Conditions

(Data table for these graphs can be downloaded from the data.wa.gov website.)

  1. Percent of Beneficiaries with Alzheimer's Disease/Dementia
  2. Percent of Beneficiaries with Arthritis
  3. Percent of Beneficiaries with Asthma
  4. Percent of Beneficiaries with Atrial Fibrillation
  5. Percent of Beneficiaries with Autism Spectrum Disorders
  6. Percent of Beneficiaries with COPD
  7. Percent of Beneficiaries with Cancer
  8. Percent of Beneficiaries with Chronic Kidney Disease
  9. Percent of Beneficiaries with Depression
  10. Percent of Beneficiaries with Diabetes
  11. Percent of Beneficiaries with HIV/AIDS
  12. Percent of Beneficiaries with Heart Failure
  13. Percent of Beneficiaries with Hepatitis (Chronic Viral B & C)
  14. Percent of Beneficiaries with Hyperlipidemia
  15. Percent of Beneficiaries with Hypertension
  16. Percent of Beneficiaries with Ischemic Heart Disease
  17. Percent of Beneficiaries with Osteoporosis
  18. Percent of Beneficiaries with Schizophrenia/Other Psychotic Disorders
  19. Percent of Beneficiaries with Stroke

Section III. Health Services Utilization and Cost

(Data table for these graphs can be downloaded from the data.wa.gov website.)

  1. Actual Per Capita Costs
  2. Standardized Per Capita Costs
  3. Standardized Risk-Adjusted Per Capita Costs
  4. IP Actual Costs as Percent of Total Actual Costs
  5. IP Per Capita Actual Costs
  6. IP Per User Actual Costs
  7. IP Standardized Costs as Percent of Total Standardized Costs
  8. IP Per Capita Standardized Costs
  9. IP Per User Standardized Costs
  10. Percent of Beneficiaries Using IP
  11. IP Covered Stays Per 1000 Beneficiaries
  12. IP Covered Days Per 1000 Beneficiaries
  13. PAC: LTCH Actual Costs as Percent of Total Actual Costs
  14. PAC: LTCH Per Capita Actual Costs
  15. PAC: LTCH Per User Actual Costs
  16. PAC: LTCH Standardized Costs as Percent of Total Standardized Costs
  17. PAC: LTCH Per Capita Standardized Costs
  18. PAC: LTCH Per User Standardized Costs
  19. Percent of Beneficiaries Using PAC: LTCH
  20. PAC: LTCH Covered Stays Per 1000 Beneficiaries
  21. PAC: LTCH Covered Days Per 1000 Beneficiaries
  22. PAC: IRF Actual Costs as Percent of Total Actual Costs
  23. PAC: IRF Per Capita Actual Costs
  24. PAC: IRF Per User Actual Costs
  25. PAC: IRF Standardized Costs as Percent of Total Standardized Costs
  26. PAC: IRF Per Capita Standardized Costs
  27. PAC: IRF Per User Standardized Costs
  28. Percent of Beneficiaries Using PAC: IRF
  29. PAC: IRF Covered Stays Per 1000 Beneficiaries
  30. PAC: IRF Covered Days Per 1000 Beneficiaries
  31. PAC: SNF Actual Costs as Percent of Total Actual Costs
  32. PAC: SNF Per Capita Actual Costs
  33. PAC: SNF Per User Actual Costs
  34. PAC: SNF Standardized Costs as Percent of Total Standardized Costs
  35. PAC: SNF Per Capita Standardized Costs
  36. PAC: SNF Per User Standardized Costs
  37. Percent of Beneficiaries Using PAC: SNF
  38. PAC: SNF Covered Stays Per 1000 Beneficiaries
  39. PAC: SNF Covered Days Per 1000 Beneficiaries
  40. PAC: HH Actual Costs as Percent of Total Actual Costs
  41. PAC: HH Per Capita Actual Costs
  42. PAC: HH Per User Actual Costs
  43. PAC: HH Standardized Costs as Percent of Total Standardized Costs
  44. PAC: HH Per Capita Standardized Costs
  45. PAC: HH Per User Standardized Costs
  46. Percent of Beneficiaries Using PAC: HH
  47. PAC: HH Episodes Per 1000 Beneficiaries
  48. PAC: HH Visits Per 1000 Beneficiaries
  49. Hospice Actual Costs as Percent of Total Actual Costs
  50. Hospice Per Capita Actual Costs
  51. Hospice Per User Actual Costs
  52. Hospice Standardized Costs as Percent of Total Standardized Costs
  53. Hospice Per Capita Standardized Costs
  54. Hospice Per User Standardized Costs
  55. Percent of Beneficiaries Using Hospice
  56. Hospice Covered Stays Per 1000 Beneficiaries
  57. Hospice Covered Days Per 1000 Beneficiaries
  58. OP Actual Costs as Percent of Total Actual Costs
  59. OP Per Capita Actual Costs
  60. OP Per User Actual Costs
  61. OP Standardized Costs as Percent of Total Standardized Costs
  62. OP Per Capita Standardized Costs
  63. OP Per User Standardized Costs
  64. Percent of Beneficiaries Using OP
  65. OP Visits Per 1000 Beneficiaries
  66. FQHC/RHC Actual Costs as Percent of Total Actual Costs
  67. FQHC/RHC Per Capita Actual Costs
  68. FQHC/RHC Per User Actual Costs
  69. FQHC/RHC Standardized Costs as Percent of Total Standardized Costs
  70. FQHC/RHC Per Capita Standardized Costs
  71. FQHC/RHC Per User Standardized Costs
  72. Percent of Beneficiaries Using FQHC/RHC
  73. FQHC/RHC Visits Per 1000 Beneficiaries
  74. Outpatient Dialysis Facility Actual Costs as Percent of Total Actual Costs
  75. Outpatient Dialysis Facility Per Capita Actual Costs
  76. Outpatient Dialysis Facility Per User Actual Costs
  77. Outpatient Dialysis Facility Standardized Costs as Percent of Total Standardized Costs
  78. Outpatient Dialysis Facility Per Capita Standardized Costs
  79. Outpatient Dialysis Facility Per User Standardized Costs
  80. Percent of Beneficiaries Using Outpatient Dialysis Facility
  81. Outpatient Dialysis Facility Events Per 1000 Beneficiaries
  82. ASC Actual Costs as Percent of Total Actual Costs
  83. ASC Per Capita Actual Costs
  84. ASC Per User Actual Costs
  85. ASC Standardized Costs as Percent of Total Standardized Costs
  86. ASC Per Capita Standardized Costs
  87. ASC Per User Standardized Costs
  88. Percent of Beneficiaries Using ASC
  89. ASC Events Per 1000 Beneficiaries
  90. EM Actual Costs as Percent of Total Actual Costs
  91. EM Per Capita Actual Costs
  92. EM Per User Actual Costs
  93. EM Standardized Costs as Percent of Total Standardized Costs
  94. EM Per Capita Standardized Costs
  95. EM Per User Standardized Costs
  96. Percent of Beneficiaries Using EM
  97. EM Events Per 1000 Beneficiaries
  98. Procedures Actual Costs as Percent of Total Actual Costs
  99. Procedures Per Capita Actual Costs
  100. Procedures Per User Actual Costs
  101. Procedures Standardized Costs as Percent of Total Standardized Costs
  102. Procedures Per Capita Standardized Costs
  103. Procedures Per User Standardized Costs
  104. Percent of Beneficiaries Using Procedures
  105. Procedure Events Per 1000 Beneficiaries
  106. Imaging Actual Costs as Percent of Total Actual Costs
  107. Imaging Per Capita Actual Costs
  108. Imaging Per User Actual Costs
  109. Imaging Standardized Costs as Percent of Total Standardized Costs
  110. Imaging Per Capita Standardized Costs
  111. Imaging Per User Standardized Costs
  112. Percent of Beneficiaries Using Imaging
  113. Imaging Events Per 1000 Beneficiaries
  114. DME Actual Costs as Percent of Total Actual Costs
  115. DME Per Capita Actual Costs
  116. DME Per User Actual Costs
  117. DME Standardized Costs as Percent of Total Standardized Costs
  118. DME Per Capita Standardized Costs
  119. DME Per User Standardized Costs
  120. Percent of Beneficiaries Using DME
  121. DME Events Per 1000 Beneficiaries
  122. Tests Actual Costs as Percent of Total Actual Costs
  123. Tests Per Capita Actual Costs
  124. Tests Per User Actual Costs
  125. Tests Standardized Costs as Percent of Total Standardized Costs
  126. Tests Per Capita Standardized Costs
  127. Tests Per User Standardized Costs
  128. Percent of Beneficiaries Using Tests
  129. Test Events Per 1000 Beneficiaries
  130. Part B Drugs Actual Costs as Percent of Total Actual Costs
  131. Part B Drugs Per Capita Actual Costs
  132. Part B Drugs Per User Actual Costs
  133. Part B Drugs Standardized Costs as Percent of Total Standardized Costs
  134. Part B Drugs Per Capita Standardized Costs
  135. Part B Drugs Per User Standardized Costs
  136. Percent of Beneficiaries Using Part B Drugs
  137. Ambulance Actual Costs as Percent of Total Actual Costs
  138. Ambulance Per Capita Actual Costs
  139. Ambulance Per User Actual Costs
  140. Ambulance Standardized Costs as Percent of Total Standardized Costs
  141. Ambulance Per Capita Standardized Costs
  142. Ambulance Per User Standardized Costs
  143. Percent of Beneficiaries Using Ambulance
  144. Ambulance Events Per 1000 Beneficiaries
  145. Hospital Readmission Rate
  146. Emergency Department Visits per 1000 Beneficiaries