Will Current Medicare Eligibility Numbers Affect ASCs?

 

Medicare reimbursement is frequently an issue for concern for ambulatory surgery centers. There are approximately 50.7 million people eligible for Medicare across the country, according to MedPAC data.

 

 

Here is the number (in thousands) of the 15 states with the highest number of Medicare eligibles in 2013.

1.    California: 5,140
2.    Florida: 3,611
3.    Texas: 3,282
4.    New York: 3,159
5.    Pennsylvania: 2,397
6.    Ohio: 2,015
7.    Illinois: 1,949
8.    Michigan: 1,770
9.    North Carolina: 1,613
10.    New Jersey: 1,409
11.    Georgia: 1,364
12.    Virginia: 1,237
13.    Tennessee: 1,139
14.    Massachusetts: 1,132
15.    Indiana: 1,072

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