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Medicare Length of Stay Statistics

Hospitals and Medicare Length of Stay Statistics: The following information relates to hospitals and Medicare Length of Stay Statistics.

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  • 12.5 million short-stay hospital discharges were covered by Medicare in the US 2002 (Medicare Short-Stay Hospital Utilization, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services)
  • 314 per 1,000 Medicare enrollees had their short-stay hospital discharges covered by Medicare in the US 2002 (Medicare Short-Stay Hospital Utilization, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services)
  • 74 million days at short-stay hospitals were covered by Medicare in the US 2002 (Medicare Short-Stay Hospital Utilization, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services)
  • 1,860 million days at short-stay hospitals were covered by Medicare in the US 2002 (Medicare Short-Stay Hospital Utilization, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services)
  • 5.9 days was the average length of stay at short-stay hospitals covered by Medicare in the US 2002 (Medicare Short-Stay Hospital Utilization, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services)
  • 733,855 (10.2%) people had one day hospital stays that were covered by Medicare in the US 2001 (Medicare Short-Stay Hospital Days per Person by Days of Care 2001, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services)
  • 766,990 (10.7%) people had two day hospital stays that were covered by Medicare in the US 2001 (Medicare Short-Stay Hospital Days per Person by Days of Care 2001, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services)
  • 789,390 (11%) people had three day hospital stays that were covered by Medicare in the US 2001 (Medicare Short-Stay Hospital Days per Person by Days of Care 2001, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services)
  • 679,080 (9.4%) people had four day hospital stays that were covered by Medicare in the US 2001 (Medicare Short-Stay Hospital Days per Person by Days of Care 2001, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services)
  • 536,225 (7.5%) people had five day hospital stays that were covered by Medicare in the US 2001 (Medicare Short-Stay Hospital Days per Person by Days of Care 2001, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services)
  • 439,710 (6.1%) people had six day hospital stays that were covered by Medicare in the US 2001 (Medicare Short-Stay Hospital Days per Person by Days of Care 2001, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services)
  • 375,940 (5.2%) people had seven day hospital stays that were covered by Medicare in the US 2001 (Medicare Short-Stay Hospital Days per Person by Days of Care 2001, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services)
  • 308,340 (4.3%) people had eight day hospital stays that were covered by Medicare in the US 2001 (Medicare Short-Stay Hospital Days per Person by Days of Care 2001, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services)
  • 255,680 (3.6%) people had nine day hospital stays that were covered by Medicare in the US 2001 (Medicare Short-Stay Hospital Days per Person by Days of Care 2001, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services)
  • 220,010 (3.1%) people had ten day hospital stays that were covered by Medicare in the US 2001 (Medicare Short-Stay Hospital Days per Person by Days of Care 2001, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services)
  • 191,950 (2.7%) people had eleven day hospital stays that were covered by Medicare in the US 2001 (Medicare Short-Stay Hospital Days per Person by Days of Care 2001, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services)
  • 166,960 (2.3%) people had twelve day hospital stays that were covered by Medicare in the US 2001 (Medicare Short-Stay Hospital Days per Person by Days of Care 2001, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services)
  • 148,770 (2.1%) people had thirteen day hospital stays that were covered by Medicare in the US 2001 (Medicare Short-Stay Hospital Days per Person by Days of Care 2001, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services)
  • 138,165 (1.9%) people had fourteen day hospital stays that were covered by Medicare in the US 2001 (Medicare Short-Stay Hospital Days per Person by Days of Care 2001, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services)
  • 121,235 (1.7%) people had fifteen day hospital stays that were covered by Medicare in the US 2001 (Medicare Short-Stay Hospital Days per Person by Days of Care 2001, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services)
  • 105,940 (1.5%) people had sixteen day hospital stays that were covered by Medicare in the US 2001 (Medicare Short-Stay Hospital Days per Person by Days of Care 2001, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services)
  • 95,445 (1.3%) people had seventeen day hospital stays that were covered by Medicare in the US 2001 (Medicare Short-Stay Hospital Days per Person by Days of Care 2001, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services)
  • 85,500 (1.2%) people had eighteen day hospital stays that were covered by Medicare in the US 2001 (Medicare Short-Stay Hospital Days per Person by Days of Care 2001, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services)
  • 76,185 (1.1%) people had nineteen day hospital stays that were covered by Medicare in the US 2001 (Medicare Short-Stay Hospital Days per Person by Days of Care 2001, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services)
  • 70,240 (1.0%) people had 20 day hospital stays that were covered by Medicare in the US 2001 (Medicare Short-Stay Hospital Days per Person by Days of Care 2001, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services)
  • 446,470 6.2%) people had 21-30 day hospital stay that were covered by Medicare in the US 2001 (Medicare Short-Stay Hospital Days per Person by Days of Care 2001, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services)
  • 200,470 (2.8%) people had 31-40 day hospital stay that were covered by Medicare in the US 2001 (Medicare Short-Stay Hospital Days per Person by Days of Care 2001, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services)
  • 101,800 (1.4%) people had 41-50 day hospital stay that were covered by Medicare in the US 2001 (Medicare Short-Stay Hospital Days per Person by Days of Care 2001, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services)
  • 55,035 (0.8%) people had 51-60 day hospital stay that were covered by Medicare in the US 2001 (Medicare Short-Stay Hospital Days per Person by Days of Care 2001, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services)
  • 61,950 (0.9%) people had 61-90 day hospital stay that were covered by Medicare in the US 2001 (Medicare Short-Stay Hospital Days per Person by Days of Care 2001, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services)
  • 22,585 (0.3%) people had more than a 91 day hospital stay that were covered by Medicare in the US 2001 (Medicare Short-Stay Hospital Days per Person by Days of Care 2001, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services)

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