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Table 4 Percent with Follow-up After Hospitalization

From: Measuring access to effective care among elderly medicare enrollees in managed and fee-for-service care: a retrospective cohort study

  Fee-for-Service Sample Managed Care Sample  
   Staff Model Group Model
  N = 5,942 N = 162 N = 68
MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION *
All eligibles (age adjusted)† 73.3 90.7 93.2
Age 65–74 77.6 94.3 94.9
Age 75–84 73.4 92.3 89.4
Age 85 and older 60.2 75.0 100
  Fee for Service Staff Model Group Model
  N = 1,858 N = 29 N = 17
DEPRESSION ‡
All eligibles (age-adjusted)§ 65.8 64.5 80.3
Age 65–74 68.0 79.1 87.5
Age 75–84 64.8 53.4 75.0
Age 85 and older 63.0 --** --**
  1. *Follow up within 60 days of hospital discharge † p < 0.001 for Fee-for-Service/Staff Model and Fee-for-Service/Group Model comparisons ‡ Follow up within 14 days of hospital discharge §p for each comparison > 0.3 **No hospitalizations occurred for this age group