PATIENT MIGRATION | 2010
The following map illustrates where patients obtain their hospital care when they seek care in Kansas. In 41 of the 105 Kansas counties, 50 percent or more of the residents remained within their county for hospital care.
Fifteen Kansas counties with hospitals retained 25 percent or less of their county discharges (up from 11 in fiscal year 2009),
while 10 Kansas counties retained over 75 percent showing a decrease from last years 17.
Nine Kansas counties do not have hospitals within their borders: Chase, Doniphan, Elk, Gray, Linn, Osage, Wabaunsee, Wallace
PATIENT MIGRATION FOR INPATIENT SERVICES | 2011
Patients Leaving Kansas
The patient migration to surrounding states for inpatient services showed a slight decrease from 29,197 in 2010 to 26,150 in 2011. Data obtained indicate that net out-migration to Missouri, Oklahoma, Colorado and Nebraska by patients from Kansas decreased from minus 1.78% in 2010 to minus 0.86% in 2011. The greatest decrease is noted in Oklahoma from minus .86% to minus .06%.
*Oklahoma Hospital Association
SOURCE: Kansas Hospital Association FFY2011, Kansas Inpatient Database