Sunday, October 31, 2021

Medicare Rehabilitation Hospital Beds by Region

Serving the inpatient rehabilitation care needs of over 60 million Americans having Medicare Part A insurance coverage, rehabilitation hospitals are an important part of Medicare's institutional provider network.  As of 2019, there were over 300 rehabilitation hospitals, with over 19,000 beds, who were participating in the Medicare program.  Here is a breakdown of Medicare rehabilitation hospital beds by region (to see state level data, follow the "region" links in the table below):

Region # Part A Enrollees # Hospitals # Beds
Far West 9,271,394 16 1,161
Great Lakes 9,033,798 29 2,027
Great Plains 4,057,565 17 1,067
Mid-East 9,264,126 32 2,751
New England 3,009,294 11 1,107
Rocky Mountain 1,971,770 11 566
Southeast 16,668,792 103 5,711
Southwest 6,619,024 84 4,566
U.S. Territories 1,270,929 3 103
National 61,166,694 306 19,059

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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