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Table 7 Potentially Preventable Readmissions (PPR) statistics of index year and next year for high utilizers versus other patients

From: Expenditure variations analysis using residuals for identifying high health care utilizers in a state Medicaid program

  Index year High Utilizers (High Residuals) Other Patients
Average number of PPRs in index year 2011 1.24 0.15
  2012 1.12 0.20
  2013 1.10 0.21
  2014 0.86 0.19
Average PPR expenditures in index year, $ 2011 7793.23 1200.63
  2012 6807.52 1259.59
  2013 6229.76 1237.03
  2014 5241.54 1112.03
Average number of PPRs in next year 2011 0.70 0.17
  2012 0.50 0.18
  2013 0.37 0.14
Average PPR expenditures in next year, $ 2011 3698.67 1113.45
  2012 2549.41 1001.92
  2013 2072.29 758.82
  1. Residuals and high utilizers are identified from index year. Per-member per-month inpatient hospital expenditures is the dependent variable of the model