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Fig. 2

From: Early evidence from South Carolina’s Medicare-Medicaid dual-eligible financial alignment initiative: an observational study to understand who enrolled, and whether the program improved health?

Fig. 2

Event studies. The event study figures show the difference in the outcomes (avoidable ED utilization, avoidable inpatient admission, nursing home placement, and inpatient length of stay) between HCP enrollees and non-enrollees five quarters before and after the normalized HCP enrollment date. A difference of 0 means that there are no differences between the two groups. A negative difference means that HCP enrollees have lower instances of the outcome of interest relative to non-enrollees. The 95% confidence interval is represented by the gray area around the difference line. a Difference in avoidable ED visits by quarter b Difference in avoidable inpatient admissions c Difference in SNF placements d Difference in inpatient LOS

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