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DIA-2 Reduce the proportion of preventable hospitalizations in adults aged 65 years and older with diagnosed Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias

Baseline: 25.3 percent of adults aged 65 or over 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
Data for this objective HP2020 data for this objective
Data Details Details about the methodology and measurement of this HP2020 objective
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