Primary health care utilization each year. Mean number of hour-based care and days in institutional care one year after index hospital stay for the subgroup of persons aged 60+ in the ICHM and the CM. The index year (2008–2011) defines the follow-up year. ICHM (Intermediate Care Hospital Municipality). CM (Comparative Municipality). Analysis with ANCOVA adjusted for age, gender and functional status (weighted mean during the follow up year).