Sunday, May 30, 2021

Medicare Rehabilitation Hospital Beds in the Southwest

Rehabilitation hospitals comprise part of the hospital network that serves the needs of over 61 million Americans with Medicare Part A insurance coverage.  Over 6,000 hospitals of various types, with more than 932,500 beds in aggregate, were participating in the Medicare program as of calendar year 2019.  Rehabilitation hospitals made up about 5% of those hospitals and accounted for just over 2% of those hospital beds.

In calendar year 2019, the four-state Southwest region of the U.S. was home to 84 rehabilitation hospitals, with about 4,600 beds, who were participating in the Medicare program.  As such, the Southwest region was home to about 11% of the nation's Medicare Part A enrollees and 24% of the program's rehabilitation hospital beds.  Here is a state-level summary look at Medicare rehabilitation hospital beds in the Southwest region of the U.S.:

Medicare Rehabilitation Hospital Beds in the Southwest

Medicare Rehabilitation Hospital Beds in the Southwest


Area # Part A Enrollees # Hospitals # Beds
AZ 1,315,576 11 610
NM 416,900 5 240
OK 738,438 4 182
TX 4,148,110 64 3,534
Region 6,619,024 84 4,566
National* 61,166,694 306 19,059
% of National 10.8% 27.5% 24.0%

* National totals include U.S. territories

Data Source:  CMS Program Statistics, Table: MDCR PROVIDERS 4. Medicare Providers:  Number of Medicare Certified Hospitals and Skilled Nursing Facilities, and Number of Beds, by State, Territories, Possessions and Other, Calendar Year 2019

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