Contextual analysis of determinants of late diagnosis of hepatitis C virus infection in medicare patients.


UNLABELLED Patient- and county-level characteristics associated with advanced liver disease (ALD) at hepatitis C virus (HCV) diagnosis were examined in three Medicare cohorts: (1) elderly born before 1945; (2) disabled born 1945-1965; and (3) disabled born after 1965. We used Medicare claims (2006-2009) linked to the Area Health Resource Files. ALD was… (More)
DOI: 10.1002/hep.27775

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