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PATIENT MIGRATION |  2014

The following map illustrates where patients obtain their hospital care when they seek care in Kansas. In 39 of the 105 Kansas counties, over 50 percent of the residents remained within their county for hospital care.
Fourteen Kansas counties with hospitals retained 25 percent or less of their county discharges while 12 Kansas counties retained over 75 percent, an increase from with FY2013.
Nine Kansas counties do not have hospitals within their borders: Chase, Doniphan, Elk, Gray, Linn, Osage, Wabaunsee, Wallace and Woodson.

   County Migration

 

 

PATIENT MIGRATION FOR INPATIENT SERVICES |  2014

Patients Leaving Kansas

The patient migration to surrounding states for inpatient services showed little change from FY2013 to FY2014 with 24,804 out-migration in 2013 and 24,811 out-migration in 2014. Data obtained indicate that net in-migration from Missouri, Oklahoma, Colorado and Nebraska by patients to Kansas increased slightly.

State Migration

 

*Oklahoma Hospital Association, 2013

 SOURCE: Kansas Hospital Association FFY2014, Kansas Inpatient Database

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