Community Hospital Units by State (2014)

RankStateMedicare Dsicharges Per 1000 Population
UNITED STATES311.4
1KENTUCKY399.5
2MISSISSIPPI395.5
3LOUISIANA390.6
4TENNESSEE387.6
5MISSOURI381.1
6WEST VIRGINIA379.2
7OHIO368.4
8MICHIGAN365.2
9NORTH DAKOTA352.0
10PENNSYLVANIA351.3
11ARKANSAS348.8
12ALABAMA346.8
13INDIANA343.8
14MASSACHUSETTS341.0
15GEORGIA338.9
16KANSAS338.4
17ILLINOIS334.1
18NEW YORK321.1
19TEXAS319.7
20MARYLAND317.6
21RHODE ISLAND317.0
22CONNECTICUT315.4
23NEBRASKA314.8
24SOUTH DAKOTA314.7
25NORTH CAROLINA314.7
26NEW JERSEY313.5
27DELAWARE311.7
28SOUTH CAROLINA298.4
29OKLAHOMA296.2
30VIRGINIA296.0
31UTAH294.2
32IOWA292.9
33FLORIDA292.3
34ALASKA290.1
35NEW HAMPSHIRE282.3
36MINNESOTA280.9
37WISCONSIN274.0
38NEVADA272.5
39MAINE270.6
40CALIFORNIA250.5
41WASHINGTON244.9
42MONTANA244.3
43ARIZONA242.8
44COLORADO236.0
45OREGON230.6
46IDAHO223.4
47VERMONT217.9
48HAWAII216.6
49NEW MEXICO215.5
50WYOMING203.0

 

Source:  AHA Annual Survey of Hospitals
Population Data is from the Bureau of the Census