Datapoints: racial and ethnic patterns in claim-identified mental disorders among disabled medicare beneficiaries.

@article{Browne2009DatapointsRA,
  title={Datapoints: racial and ethnic patterns in claim-identified mental disorders among disabled medicare beneficiaries.},
  author={Cheryl A Browne and Mary Jo Larson and Kay Miller and Alexander J. Cowell},
  journal={Psychiatric services},
  year={2009},
  volume={60 12},
  pages={1586}
}
T column examines racial-ethnic differences in the prevalence of serious mental illness and other mental disorders among disabled Medicare beneficiaries younger than 65. Although prevalence of serious mental illness and other mental disorders in this population is known to be high, little is known about the variation among racial-ethnic subgroups. Data are from Medicare-paid fee-forservice claims in 2004 for a 5% random sample of beneficiaries who qualified for coverage because of permanent… CONTINUE READING