In 2018, surveyed U.S. Medicare beneficiaries with poor self-rated mental health (SRMH) were less likely to have made a routine care appointment in the last six months than beneficiaries with excellent SRMH. Furthermore, there was a direct correlation between SRMH rating and rate of those who had a routine care appointment in the past six months:
Percentage Of Beneficiaries Who Did Not Make a Routine Care Appointment By SRMH
Self-Rated Mental Health
Routine Care Appointment Rate In Past Six Months (Fully Adjusted)
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