Managed Care Digest Series® Spotlight
Excess Deaths Reveal Challenges in U.S. Response to COVID-19
Excess deaths—the difference between observed and expected deaths over a period of time—provide information about the burden of mortality directly or indirectly attributable to COVID-19.
Since February 2020, all-cause deaths (including COVID-19) have exceeded the threshold for expected deaths by more than 220,000, highlighting the severe impact of the pandemic in the U.S.
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Data source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention © 2020
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