25 states with the lowest ASC-hospital transfer and readmission rates

Here are the 25 U.S. states with the lowest ASC-to-hospital transfer/admission rates for 2016, ranked from highest to lowest, according to rankings listed on CMS' Hospital Compare website

1. Hawaii: 0
2. Vermont: 0
3. Utah: 0.07
4. West Virginia: 0.122
5. South Dakota: 0.134
6. New Hampshire: 0.141
7. North Dakota: 0.157
8. Nebraska: 0.162
9. Arkansas: 0.191
10. Oklahoma: 0.202
11. Missouri: 0.213
12. Rhode Island: 0.214
13. Maine: 0.219
14. New Mexico: 0.228
15. Alaska: 0.236
16. Texas: 0.248
17. Kentucky: 0.258
18. Arizona: 0.263
19. Tennessee: 0.265
20. New York: 0.269
21. Nevada: 0.273
22. Louisiana: 0.298
23. Mississippi: 0.308
24. California: 0.315
25. Florida: 0.315

Note: U.S. territories were excluded from this list.

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