This video is one segment in a series of videos from ResDAC’s Introduction to using Medicare Fee-for-Service (FFS) Data for Research.
Medicare fee-for-service data contain comprehensive information of healthcare utilization and allow for measurement of comorbidities and chronic conditions.
This presentation describes measurement of comorbidities and chronic conditions in Medicare fee-for-service data. Topics include:
- CCW Chronic condition flag algorithms
- adjusting research analyses using existing claims-based measures of comorbidities and chronic conditions
- limitations of detecting conditions using Medicare utilization data