Notes: Analysis excludes beneficiaries in Medicare Advantage. SNF is skilled nursing facility. 65-year olds are excluded because they are enrolled for less than a full year.
Data Source: Kaiser Family Foundation analysis of a five percent sample of Medicare claims from the CMS Chronic Condition Data Warehouse, 2014.
Source: Kaiser Family Foundation: Similar but Not the Same: How Medicare Per Capita Spending Compares for Younger and Older Beneficiaries