PA’s “Super-Utilizers” of Inpatient Hospital Care

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More than 21,000 PA residents were admitted five or more times to a PA hospital in fiscal year 2014 – totaling 3% of all hospitalized patients. This brief shows that, while these “super-utilizers” represent a small percent of patients, they account for a disproportionate amount of health care resources. County-specific rates, as well as top reasons for admission, are also provided.

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