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Table 5 Chronic Disease Care

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 = 34,260 N = 1,092 N = 495
RETINAL EXAM RATE FOR DIABETIC PATIENTS
All eligibles (age-adjusted) * 54.8 67.5 63.9
Age 65–74 53.1 64.8 61.6
Age 75–84 57.3 68.9 67.1
Age 85 and older 52.2 76.0 62.1
*p < 0.001 for Fee-for-Service/Staff Model and Fee-for-Service/Group Model Comparisons
VISIT RATE FOR DIABETICS
All eligibles (age-adjusted) * 61.2 94.6 90.7
Age 65–74 59.4 95.4 91.5
Age 75–84 61.9 92.5 90.7
Age 85 and older 67.0 100.0 88.0
  1. *p < 0.001 for all two-way comparisons, except Staff/Group p = 0.004