Emergency Room Visits
Emergency room visits represent the number of patients treated in emergency rooms.
Surgeries – Outpatient
Outpatient surgeries represents the number of surgeries performed on patients who were not admitted to the hospital. Pain management and endoscopy procedures are not included in outpatient surgeries.
Surgeries – Inpatient
Inpatient surgeries represents the number of surgeries performed on patients who were admitted to the hospital. Pain management and endoscopy procedures are not included in inpatient surgeries.
Payer mix refers to the percentage of hospital revenue generated from private insurance companies versus government insurance programs (Medicare and Medicaid) versus self-paying patients.
Medicare (Payer Mix)
Medicare is a U.S. federal-funded government program that covers the elderly (65 and above) and individuals with permanent disabilities.
Medicaid (Payer Mix)
Medicaid is a U.S. government program, funded by both the federal and state governments but administered by individual states. The program provides health care coverage to the marginalized section of the population.
Managed/Private Payer (Payer Mix)
Managed or private payer represents private insurance providers with which hospitals have predefined contracts.
National Health Care Service (NHS)
The National Health Care Service is a state-funded health care system in the U.K., covering all U.K. citizens based on their need for medical care rather than their ability to pay for it.