Published in Women's Health Law Weekly, September 25th, 2005
An analysis of nonmaternal adult diabetics with Medicare, Medicaid and private insurance showed Hispanics with all types of insurance and blacks who were Medicare beneficiaries had higher readmission rates than whites. The analysis focused on adults who were readmitted to hospitals in five states after being initially hospitalized for diabetes-related complications.
Within each insurance payer, Hispanics from low-income communities had...
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