August 2001 Bulletin

Orthopaedic surgeons and managed care penetration

State

Number of ortho. surgeons in 2000

Density of ortho. surgeons per 100,000 population* in 2000

Mean pct. of patients in managed care in 2000

Pct. change in ortho. surgeons from 1992-2000

Pct. change in patients in managed care from 1992-2000

Alabama

291

6.5

27.0

67.2

31.5

Alaska

62

9.9

26.5

55.0

5782.1

Arizona

333

6.5

38.9

60.9

59.2

Arkansas

155

5.8

20.5

52.0

288.0

California

2,366

7.0

42.0

23.9

58.0

Colorado

386

9.0

42.2

52.6

70.1

Connecticut

317

9.3

34.5

37.8

91.2

Delaware

62

7.9

33.5

55.0

69.9

District of Columbia

63

11.0

33.2

31.2

59.2

Florida

1,223

7.7

29.8

63.5

92.5

Georgia

522

6.4

31.6

63.6

188.9

Hawaii

85

7.0

38.2

57.4

76.4

Idaho

108

8.3

14.4

80.0

423.4

Illinois

762

6.1

31.8

59.7

123.9

Indiana

395

6.5

24.6

65.3

86.8

Iowa

185

6.3

20.0

42.3

53.7

Kansas

160

6.0

26.1

70.2

66.5

Kentucky

244

6.0

23.5

74.3

198.5

Louisiana

323

7.2

29.2

59.8

183.1

Maine

117

9.2

23.8

51.9

409.4

Maryland

465

8.8

35.8

54.0

84.7

Massachusetts

539

8.5

36.9

35.8

49.1

Michigan

527

5.3

26.6

54.5

63.3

Minnesota

351

7.1

35.5

50.6

34.9

Mississippi

148

5.2

17.5

74.1

382.1

Missouri

376

6.7

34.2

48.6

87.3

Montana

104

11.5

14.4

67.7

733.2

Nebraska

131

7.7

24.6

70.1

179.2

Nevada

121

6.1

31.3

120.0

111.6

New Hampshire

109

8.8

30.7

47.3

151.1

New Jersey

637

7.6

32.6

48.8

210.1

New Mexico

124

6.8

31.1

44.2

69.0

New York

1,338

7.1

34.3

49.5

178.8

North Carolina

583

7.2

25.2

69.5

207.2

North Dakota

52

8.1

14.6

85.7

177.0

Ohio

751

6.6

27.8

49.6

61.4

Oklahoma

198

5.7

27.1

50.0

69.0

Oregon

300

8.8

38.1

40.2

68.8

Pennsylvania

915

7.5

28.5

41.2

142.3

Rhode Island

101

9.6

32.5

55.4

37.7

South Carolina

282

7.0

20.8

71.9

227.3

South Dakota

63

8.3

13.2

110.0

243.0

Tennessee

424

7.5

28.0

69.6

69.1

Texas

1,224

5.9

34.7

53.2

146.6

Utah

166

7.4

37.1

59.6

41.4

Vermont

55

9.0

20.6

41.0

126.9

Virginia

534

7.5

33.0

45.1

137.5

Washington

507

8.6

32.7

39.3

44.4

West Virginia

104

5.8

20.4

73.3

544.0

Wisconsin

404

7.5

28.7

44.8

72.4

Wyoming

55

11.1

17.1

150.0

583.2

National Average

7.1

31.8

49.9

89.2

Source: American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Department of Research and Scientific Affairs, June 2000

*Based on 2000 U.S. Census of Population E Estimates, Middle Range


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