SESSION TITLE: Care of the Patient with IPF
SESSION TYPE: Original Investigation Slide
PRESENTED ON: Wednesday, October 26, 2016 at 08:45 AM - 10:00 AM
PURPOSE: Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) is associated with an increased risk of multiple comorbidities. Little is known about these relationships in the Medicare population. The objective of this analysis was to determine the longitudinal change in comorbidity rates of Medicare patients with IPF compared with matched controls.