Today, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released a monthly update of data that provides a snapshot of the impact of COVID-19 on the Medicare population. The updated data show over 4.6 million COVID-19 cases among the Medicare population and over 1.3 million COVID-19 hospitalizations.
The updated snapshot covers the period from January 1, 2020 to July 24, 2021. It is based on Medicare Fee-for-Service claims and Medicare Advantage encounter data CMS received by August 20,2021.
To view the updated snapshot visit: https://www.cms.gov/research-statistics-data-systems/preliminary-medicare-covid-19-data-snapshot