Use of Post-Acute Care by Medicare Beneficiaries With a Diagnosis of Dementia

October 10, 2021

Hospitalized patients with dementia transitioning to post-acute care may be particularly vulnerable to changes in post-acute care utilization driven by payment reforms; however, use of post-acute care in this population is incompletely understood. We sought to describe post-acute care utilization in skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) and from home health (HH) agencies among Medicare beneficiaries with a diagnosis of dementia.