22 ASC market statistics to know

Here are 22 statistics to know on the ASC market:

Healthcare spending on outpatient services and long-term care increased from 2001 to 2015, according to Deloitte's 2018 Global Health Care Outlook Report.

Here are statistics on expenditure across Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development member countries:

2001
1. Hospital inpatient services: 38 percent
2. Outpatient services and long-term care: 31 percent
3. Other (includes drug spending and government services): 31 percent

2015
4. Hospital inpatient services: 26 percent
5. Outpatient services and long-term care: 46 percent
6. Other (includes drug spending and government services): 28 percent

The number of Medicare-certified ASCs nearly doubled from 2000 to 2017, according to Avanza Healthcare Strategies' Outpatient Statistical Snapshot. Here are statistics on changes in the outpatient market over the past four decades:

Medicare-certified ASCs
7. 2000: 3,028
8. 2017: 5,634

Total Medicare payments to ASCs
9. 2010: $3.3 billion
10. 2015: $4.1 billion

Medicare payments to ASCs per fee-for-service beneficiary
11. 2010: $104
12. 2015: $122

Total Medicare outpatient FFS payments to hospitals
13. 2006: $29 billion
14. 2015: $58 billion

Outpatient costs
15. Average net cost per hospital-based surgical procedure: $4,337
16. Average net cost per freestanding, ASC-based procedure: $2,429

Number of hospitals
17. 1981: 6,933
18. 2016: 5,534

Average hospital outpatient visits per 1,000 people
19. 1999: 1,817 visits
20. 2015: 2,251 visits

Total community hospital outpatient visits
21. 1994: 383 million
22. 2014: 693 million

Note: Avanza gathered data from Advancing Surgical Care, Ambulatory Surgery Center Association, American Hospital Association, Blue Cross Blue Shield, CDC, Franklin Trust Ratings, Kaiser Family Foundation, Medicare Payment Advisory Commission, Moody's Investors Service and The New York Times .

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