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Dementias, Including Alzheimer's Disease

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Baseline: 34.8 percent of adults aged 65 or older with a dementia diagnosis, or their caregiver, were aware of the dementia diagnosis in 2007–09
Target: 38.3 percent
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Sources:
Medicare Current Beneficiary Survey (MCBS), CMS; Medicare Administrative Data, CMS
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Baseline: 25.3 percent of adults aged 65 or older with a dementia diagnosis had a preventable hospitalization in 2006–08
Target: 22.8 percent
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Sources:
Medicare Administrative Data, CMS
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