By: Parvathy Rajagopal  Sep. 11, 2020
Dexur’s analysis of Medicare Claims data showed an In-hospital Mortality Rate of 37% among Covid hospitalized patients during March 2020 for New York State. Medicare Insurance is provided to people in the US generally over the age of 65 so the data outcomes is of an older population which could explain the much higher in hospital mortality rates for this cohort compared to the general population. Among the top 20 hospitals with the highest Covid Hospitalizations, the data revealed that NewYork Presbyterian - Weill Cornell Medical Center had the lowest mortality rate of <18% while Jamaica Hospital Medical Center had the highest in hospital mortality rate of 59.4%. The lowest in hospital mortality rates were in Manhattan Hospitals at 18-27% and the highest were in the Queens & Brooklyn area with more than 50%.
The NY Hospitals with the lowest mortality rates among the top 20 hospitals that accepted the most Covid 19 patients were:
The NY Hospitals with the highest mortality rates among the top 20 hospitals that accepted the most Covid 19 patients were:
The NY hospitals that had the most Medicare Covid hospitalizations in Mar 2020 were Montefiore Medical Center - Bronx (135), Long Island Jewish Medical Center - New Hyde Park (120), & NYU Langone Tisch Hospital (85).
Dexur will continue to analyze Q1 2020 Medicare claims data to show Hospital quality outcomes such as In Hospital mortality rate, Length of Stay (LOS) and ICU LOS of Covid patients.
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