Section 6: Uninsurance and the Safety Net

Report
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Section 6: Uninsurance and the
Safety Net
• Statewide measures of uninsurance
• Specific population groups
• Age, income, race/ethnicity, country of birth,
region
• Characteristics of the uninsured in Minnesota
• Potential access to coverage for the uninsured
• Health Care safety net: uncompensated care
STATEWIDE MEASURES OF
UNINSURANCE
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Uninsurance Rate Trends in Minnesota
(Past 5 survey years)
10%
9.0%*
9.0%
8.2%
8%
7.7%
7.2%
6%
4%
2%
0%
2004
2007
2009
*Indicates statistically significant difference (95% level) from prior year shown.
Source: 2004, 2007, 2009, 2011 and 2013 Minnesota Health Access Surveys
2011
2013
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Estimated Number of Uninsured in Minnesota,
2004 to 2013 (past 5 survey years)
500,000
472,000
82,000
392,000
483,000
71,000
447,000
374,000
400,000
81,000
68,000
75,000
300,000
200,000
390,000
324,000
412,000
336,000
299,000
100,000
0
2004
2007
2009
Adults
2011
Children
Source: Minnesota Health Access Surveys, 2004 to 2013; population estimates from U.S. Bureau of the Census
2013
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Sources of Insurance Coverage in Minnesota,
2009 to 2013
100%
80%
60%
9.0%
9.0%
8.2%
28.3%
29.2%
31.1%*
5.1%
5.2%
5.4%
57.6%
56.6%
55.2%
2009
2011
2013
40%
20%
0%
Group
Individual
Public
Uninsured
Estimates that rely solely on household survey data differ slightly from annual estimates that include both survey
and administrative data.
Source: Minnesota Health Access Surveys, 2011 and 2013.
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Measures of Uninsurance in Minnesota,
2009 to 2013
13.7%
14%
12.8%
12.3%
12%
10%
9.0%
9.0%
8.2%
8%
6.6%
6.1%
6.1%
6%
4%
2%
0%
Uninsured Point in Time
Uninsured All Year
2009
2011
*Indicates statistically significant difference (95% level) from prior year shown.
Source: 2007, 2009 and 2011 Minnesota Health Access Surveys.
2013
Uninsured at Some Point in Year
SPECIFIC POPULATION GROUPS
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Minnesota Uninsurance Rates by Age,
2011 and 2013
20%
18.4%^
17.3%^
16.3%^
15%
13.9%^
10.1%
10%
9.0%
8.8%
7.4%
5.2%^
8.2%
7.5%
6.2%^
5.5%^ 5.6%^
5%
0.7%^ 0.5%^
0%
0 to 5
6 to 17
18 to 25
26 to 34
2011
^ Indicates statistically significant difference (95% level) from all ages within year.
Source: Minnesota Health Access Surveys, 2011 and 2013
35 to 54
2013
55 to 64
65+
All Ages
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Sources of Health Insurance Coverage in
Minnesota by Age, 2013
100%
7.4%
5.6%^
13.9%^
29.8%
19.3%^
22.8%^
0.5%^
19.4%^
22.1%^
6.8%
6.3%
5.2%
8.2%
31.1%
5.4%
60%
6.2%^
17.3%^
20.0%^
80%
8.8%
8.1%^
3.7%^
5.4%
96.4%^
40%
69.0%^
65.2%^
60.4%^
57.6%
56.9%
62.9%^
55.2%
20%
1.1%^
2.0%^
0%
0 to 5
6 to 17
18 to 25
Group
26 to 34
Individual
^ Indicates statistically significant difference (95% level) from all ages.
Source: Minnesota Health Access Surveys, 2013
35 to 54
Public
55 to 64
Uninsured
65+
All Ages
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Trends in Health Insurance Coverage in
Minnesota by Age, 2011 to 2013
Group
Individual
Public
Uninsured
2011
2013
2011
2013
2011
2013
2011
2013
0 to 17
65.4%^
65.3%^
5.5%
5.4%
23.7%^
23.2%^
5.4%^
6.2%^
18 to 25
59.9%
60.4%^
7.1%
6.3%
16.7%^
19.4%^
16.3%^
13.9%^
26 to 34
58.1%
56.9%
3.5%^
3.7%^
19.9%^
22.1%^
18.4%^
17.3%^
35 to 54
68.9%^
65.2%^
5.6%
6.8%
15.3%^
19.3%*^
10.1%
8.8%
55 to 64
60.4%^
62.9%^
7.7%^
8.1%^
24.5%
22.8%^
7.5%
6.2%^
65 & older
3.0%^
2.0%^
1.6%^
1.1%^
94.7%^
96.4%^
0.7%^
0.5%^
All ages
56.6%
55.2%
5.2%
5.4%
29.2%
31.1%*
9.0%
8.2%
*Indicates statistically significant difference from 2011 (95% level).
^Indicates statistically significant difference rate for all ages (95% level).
Source: Minnesota Health Access Surveys, 2011 and 2013
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Sources of Children’s Health Insurance
Coverage in Minnesota by Age, 2013
100%
5.6%
7.4%
6.2%
20.0%^
80%
23.2%
29.8%^
5.4%
5.4%
60%
5.2%
40%
69.0%^
65.3%
6 to 17
All Children (0 to 17)
57.6%^
20%
0%
0 to 5
Group
Individual
Public
^ Indicates statistically significant difference (95% level) from rate for all children (0 to 17).
Source: Minnesota Health Access Surveys, 2011
Uninsured
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Trends in Children’s Health Insurance
Coverage in Minnesota by Age, 2011 to 2013
Group
Individual
Public
Uninsured
Age in years
2011
2013
2011
2013
2011
2013
2011
2013
0 to 5
60.9%
57.6%^
4.1%
5.2%
29.9%^
29.8%^
5.2%
7.4%
6 to 17
67.6%
69.0%^
6.2%
5.4%
20.7%^
20.0%^
5.5%
5.6%
All Children (0 to 17)
65.4%
65.3%
5.5%
5.4%
23.7%
23.2%
5.4%
6.2%
^ Indicates statistically significant difference (95% level) from rate for all children (0 to 17).
Source: Minnesota Health Access Surveys, 2011 and 2013.
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Minnesota Uninsurance Rates by Income,
2011 and 2013
20%
17.7%^
16.8%^
16.0%^
14.5%^
15%
12.4%^
9.7%
10%
9.0%
8.2%
6.9%^
5.4%^
5%
2.6%^ 2.6%^
0%
0 to 100%
101 to 200%
201 to 300%
301 to 400%
401%+
Household Income as Percent of Federal Poverty Guidelines
2011
2013
^ Indicates statistically significant difference (95% level) from all incomes within year.
Source: Minnesota Health Access Surveys, 2011 and 2013
All Incomes
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Sources of Health Insurance Coverage in
Minnesota by Income, 2013
100%
17.7%^
14.5%^
5.4%^
9.7%
2.6%^
8.2%
16.9%^
25.0%
80%
6.2%
30.1%
31.1%
6.4%
48.2%^
60%
57.4%^
5.4%
5.3%
40%
74.3%^
4.0%^
63.2%^
55.2%
54.8%
20%
4.2%
33.2%^
20.6%^
0%
0 to 100%
101 to 200%
201 to 300%
301 to 400%
401%+
Household Income as Percent of Federal Poverty Guidelines
Group
Individual
^Indicates statistically significant difference from rate for all incomes (95% level).
Source: 2013 Minnesota Health Access Survey
Public
Uninsured
All Incomes
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Trends in Health Insurance Coverage in
Minnesota by Income, 2011 to 2013
Household Income as Percent of Federal Poverty Guidelines (FPG)
Group
Individual
Public
Uninsured
2011
2013
2011
2013
2011
2013
2011
2013
0 to 100%
20.7%^
20.6%^
4.4%
4.2%
58.2%^
57.4%^
16.8%^
17.7%^
101 to 200%
32.1%^
33.2%^
4.0%^
4.0%^
47.9%^
48.2%^
16.0%^
14.5%^
201 to 300%
52.4%^
54.8%
6.1%
5.3%
29.0%
30.1%
12.4%^
9.7%
301 to 400%
66.9%^
63.2%^
5.7%
6.4%
20.4%^
25%*^
6.9%^
5.4%^
401%+
77.3%^
74.3%*^
5.5%
6.2%
14.5%^
16.9%*^
2.6%^
2.6%^
All Incomes
56.6%
55.2%
5.2%
5.4%
29.2%
31.1%
9.0%
8.2%
*Indicates statistically significant difference from 2011 (95% level).
^Indicates statistically significant difference from rate for all incomes (95% level).
Source: Minnesota Health Access Surveys, 2011 and 2013
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Minnesota Uninsurance Rates by Race/Ethnicity,
2011 and 2013
40%
34.8%^
30%
26.2%^
20%
17.7%^
14.7%^
18.0%^
14.3%
13.2%
11.3%
10%
7.5%^
9.0% 8.2%
6.0%*^
0%
White
Black
American Indian
2011
Asian
2013
^ Indicates statistically significant difference (95% level) from all race/ethnicities within year.
Source: Minnesota Health Access Surveys, 2011 and 2013
Hispanic/Latino
All
Races/Ethnicities
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Sources of Health Insurance Coverage in
Minnesota by Race/Ethnicity, 2013
100%
6.0%^
14.7%^
80%
9.0%
13.2%
18.0%^
34.8%^
30.2%^
31.1%
26.9%
60%
5.8%^
50.8%^
40.4%
5.4%
6.7%
29.8%
2.5%^
40%
1.4%^
1.8%^
57.9%^
20%
55.2%
53.2%
32.7%^
39.1%^
33.9%^
0%
White
Black
American Indian
Group
Individual
^Indicates statistically significant difference rate from statewide rate (95% level).
Source: Minnesota Health Access Survey 2013
Asian
Public
Uninsured
Hispanic/Latino
All
Races/Ethnicities
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Trends in Health Insurance Coverage in
Minnesota by Race/Ethnicity, 2011 to 2013
Group
Individual
Public
Uninsured
2011
2013
2011
2013
2011
2013
2011
2011
White
59.3%^
57.9%^
5.4%
5.8%^
27.8%^
30.2%*^
7.5%^
6.0%*^
Black
31.4%^
32.7%^
1.6%^
1.8%^
49.2%^
50.8%^
17.7%^
14.7%^
American Indian
29.5%^
39.1%^
1.5%^
2.5%^
54.6%^
40.4%
14.3%
18.0%^
Asian
59.7%
53.2%
5.1%
6.7%
23.9%
26.9%
11.3%
13.2%
Hispanic/Latino
37.7%^
33.9%^
3.5%
1.4%^
32.6%
29.8%
26.2%^
34.8%^
All Residents
56.6%
55.2%
5.2%
5.4%
29.2%
31.1%*
9.0%
9.0%
*Indicates statistically significant difference from 2011 (95% level).
^Indicates statistically significant difference rate for all residents (95% level).
Source: Minnesota Health Access Surveys, 2011 and 2013
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Uninsurance Rates in Minnesota by Country of
Birth, 2011 and 2013
30%
27.8%^
26.4%^
25%
20%
15%
9.0%
10%
7.6%^
8.2%
6.6%^
5%
0%
US Born
Not US Born
2011
2013
^ Indicates statistically significant difference (95% level) from all Minnesotans within year.
Source: Minnesota Health Access Surveys, 2011 and 2013
All Minnesotans
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Minnesota Uninsurance Rates by Education,
2011 and 2013
25%
21.5%^
20.0%^
20%
15%
11.7%^
11.0%^
9.1%
10%
9.0%
8.1%
8.2%
5.4%^ 5.0%^
5%
2.0%^
2.6%^
0%
Less than high
school
High school
graduate
Some college/tech College graduate
school
2011
2013
^ Indicates statistically significant difference (95% level) from all education levels within year.
Source: Minnesota Health Access Surveys, 2011 and 2013
Postgraduate
All Education
Levels
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Sources of Health Insurance Coverage in
Minnesota by Education, 2013
100%
11.0%^
5.0%^
8.1%
20.0%^
19.0%^
80%
29.7%
6.0%
2.6%^
8.2%^
18.9%^
4.5%
31.1%
43.2%^
60%
6.8%^
5.4%
57.4%^
4.5%
40%
70.0%^
74.0%^
56.6%
55.4%
20%
2.2%^
41.4%^
20.5%^
0%
Less than high
school
High school
graduate
Group
Some
college/tech
school
Individual
College graduate
Public
^ Indicates statistically significant difference (95% level) from all education levels within year.
Source: Minnesota Health Access Survey, 2013
Uninsured
Postgraduate
All Education
Levels
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Trends in Health Insurance Coverage in
Minnesota by Education, 2011 to 2013
Group
Individual
Public
Uninsured
2011
2013
2011
2013
2011
2013
2011
2013
Less than high
school
21.2%^
20.5%^
4.0%
2.2%^
53.3%^
57.4%^
21.5%^
20.0%^
High school
graduate
42.0%^
41.4%^
4.7%
4.5%
41.5%^
43.2%^
11.7%^
11.0%^
Some college/
tech school
55.5%
55.4%
6.0%
6.8%^
29.4%
29.7%
9.1%
8.1%
College graduate
75.1%^
70.0%^
5.0%
6.0%
14.5%^
19.0%*^
5.4%^
5.0%^
Postgraduate
78.0%^
74.0%^
5.3%
4.5%
14.6%^
18.9%*^
2.0%^
2.6%^
All Education
Levels
56.6%
56.6%
5.2%
5.4%
29.2%
31.1%*
9.0%
8.2%
*Indicates statistically significant difference from 2011 (95% level).
^ Indicates statistically significant difference (95% level) from all education levels.
Source: Minnesota Health Access Surveys, 2011 and 2013
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Uninsurance Rates in Twin Cities and Greater
Minnesota, 2011 and 2013
10%
9.5%
9.0%
8.6%
8.4%
8.1%
8.2%
8%
6%
4%
2%
0%
Greater Minnesota
Twin Cities
2011
Source: Minnesota Health Access Surveys, 2011 and 2013
2013
Statewide
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Uninsurance Rates by Economic Development
Region ,2011 and 2013
2011 Uninsurance Rate by EDR
10.0% or greater
2013 Uninsurance Rate by EDR
7.0% to 9.9%
^ Indicates statistically significant difference (95% level) from statewide.
Source: Minnesota Health Access Survey, 2011 and 2013
Less than 7.0%
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Sources of Health Insurance Coverage by
Region in Minnesota, 2011 and 2013
Group
Individual
Public
Uninsured
2011
2013
2011
2013
2011
2013
2011
2013
Northwest
44.0%^
50.0%
4.1%
9.0%
42.0%^
34.6%
9.9%
6.4%
Headwaters
33.7%^
37.5%^
4.9%
6.4%
47.4%^
43.7%^
14.0%
12.4%
Arrowhead
49.3%^
52.0%
3.9%
3.9%
34.3%
35.8%
12.5%
8.2%
West Central
41.4%^
54.4%*
7.1%
6.7%
45.5%^
33.8%*
6.0%
5.2%^
North Central
43.8%^
44.8%^
6.1%
10.3%
37.6%^
37.7%
12.5%
7.2%
Mid-Minnesota
49.4%
47.2%^
8.3%
8.7%
35.4%
37.3%
6.9%
6.7%
Upper MN Valley
41.7%^
46.4%
13.2%^
5.4%*
38.5%
41.4%^
6.6%
6.8%
East Central
51.5%
52.5%
6.4%
5.1%
33.8%
33.3%
8.3%
9.0%
Central
63.5%^
59.5%
5.3%
5.7%
25.6%
27.4%
5.6%^
7.4%
Southwest
38.9%^
42.3%^
9.2%^
5.2%
42.4%^
39.0%
9.5%
13.6%
South Central
51.3%
47.0%^
7.0%
5.0%
31.0%
35.9%
10.7%
12.1%
Southeast
60.3%
54.0%
5.5%
6.4%
27.7%
33.9%
6.5%^
5.7%
Twin Cities
60.6%^
58.9%^
4.6%^
4.7%^
25.4%^
28.0%*^
9.5%
8.4%
All Regions
56.6%
56.6%
5.2%
5.4%
29.2%
31.1%*
9.0%
8.2%
*Indicates statistically significant difference from 2011 (95% level).
^Indicates statistically significant difference from rate for all regions (95% level).
Source: Minnesota Health Access Surveys, 2011 and 2013
CHARACTERISTICS OF THE UNINSURED
IN MINNESOTA
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Income Distribution of Minnesota’s Uninsured
Population, 2011 and 2013
Household Income as
% of Federal Poverty
Guidelines (FPG)
Uninsured
Total Population
2011
2013
2011
2013
0 to 100%
23.6%^
28.4%^
12.8%
13.2%
101 to 200%
30.3%^
31.1%^
17.1%
17.6%
201 to 300%
23.5%^
18.20%
17.1%
15.4%*
301 to 400%
11.5%^
10.4%^
14.9%
16.0%
401%+
11.2%^
11.8%^
38.1%
37.8%
Total
100%
100%
100%
100%
* Indicates statistically different at 95% level from 2011.
^ Indicates statistically significant difference between uninsured and total population at 95% level within year.
Source: Minnesota Health Access Surveys, 2011 and 2013
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Employment Characteristics of Minnesota’s
Uninsured Population, 2011 and 2013
Uninsured
Employed
Total Population
2011
2013
2011
2013
67.7%
73.5%
72.1%
72.9%
21.6%^
21.8%^
8.8%
9.3%
Of Those Who Are Employed:
Temporary/Seasonal Job
Number of Hours Worked Per Week:
0 to 10 hours
3.6%
3.0%
2.5%
2.4%
11 to 20 hours
6.5%
10.8%^
6.2%
6.4%
21 to 30 hours
20.1%^
9.1%*
8.4%
8.3%
31 to 40 hours
44.1%^
54.5%*
52.5%
53.8%
More than 40 hours
25.8%
22.6%^
30.4%
29.1%
Total
100%
100%
100%
100%
* Indicates statistically different at 95% level from 2011.
^ Indicates statistically significant difference between uninsured and total population at 95% level within year.
Source: Minnesota Health Access Surveys, 2011 and 2013
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Employment Characteristics of Minnesota’s
Uninsured Population, 2011 and 2013: Size of
Employer
All Uninsured
Total Population
2011
2013
2011
2013
Self Employed, no employees
11.2%^
11.8%^
5.3%
5.5%
2 to 10 employees
23.2%^
22.4%^
11.9%
11.9%
11 to 50 employees
23.1%^
19.4%^
12.5%
11.5%
51 to 100 employees
10.4%
15.1%^
10.3%
9.6%
101 to 500 employees
11.7%^
11.2%^
17.1%
18.1%
More than 500 employees
20.4%^
20.0%^
43.0%
43.4%
Total
100.0%
100.0%
100.0%
100.0%
^ Indicates statistically significant difference between uninsured and total population at 95% level within year.
Source: Minnesota Health Access Surveys, 2011 and 2013
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Racial/Ethnic Distribution of Minnesota’s
Uninsured Population, 2011 and 2013
All Uninsured
Total Population
2009
2011
2009
2011
White
72.0%^
60.9%*^
86.6%
83.4%*
Black
11.5%^
11.1%^
5.9%
6.2%
American Indian
3.3%
3.6%^
2.1%
1.6%
Asian
5.5%
7.6%
4.4%
4.7%
13.6%^
20.2%*^
4.7%
4.8%
See note
See note
See note
See note
Hispanic/Latino
Note: Distribution adds to more than 100% since individuals could choose more than one race/ethnicity.
* Indicates statistically different at 95% level from 2011.
^ Indicates statistically significant difference between uninsured and total population at 95% level within year.
Source: Minnesota Health Access Surveys, 2011 and 2013
POTENTIAL ACCESS TO COVERAGE FOR
THE UNINSURED
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Access to Employer Coverage, 2011 to 2013
(Non-elderly population)
100%
94.8%
95.0%
90.1%
80%
78.2%
87.7%*
76.3%*
60%
40%
20%
0%
Connection to employer that offers
coverage
1
Eligible for employer coverage
2011
2013
*Indicates statistically significant difference from previous year shown (95% confidence level).
Source: Minnesota Health Access Surveys, 2011 to 2013
1Among people with a connection to an employer offering coverage.
2Among people eligible to enroll in employer coverage
Take-Up Rate
2
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Potential Access to Coverage for the Uninsured,
2011 to 2013
80%
64.8%
67.4%
60%
40%
37.1% 36.7%
17.5%
20%
21.4%
19.6%
17.7%
0%
Connection to employer
that offers coverage
Eligible for employer
coverage
2011
Potentially eligible for public Not eligible for employer or
coverage
public coverage
2013
* Indicates statistically different from 2011 at 95% level.
1 Employer offer: percent of uninsured who work for or have a family member who works for an employer offering coverage.
2 Employer eligible: percent of uninsured who are eligible for coverage through an employer.
3 Potentially public eligible: based on family structure, income, and eligibility for employer coverage.
Note: The employer eligible, potentially public eligible, and not eligible for employer or public coverage categories add to more than 100
percent because some of the uninsured are potentially eligible for both employer or public coverage.
Source: Minnesota Health Access Surveys, 2011 and 2013
HEALTH CARE SAFETY NET:
UNCOMPENSATED CARE AT MINNESOTA
COMMUNITY HOSPITALS
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Trends in Uncompensated Care Costs in
Minnesota Hospitals
$350
30%
26.5%
$311
$300
$268
$317
25%
$278
$244
$250
17.1%
$ in Millions
$308
20%
$208
$191
$200
15%
11.8%
17.6%
$151
$150
$125
10%
$129
9.9%
8.7%
$100
5%
3.6%
3.2%
$50
2.8%
0.8%
0%
-0.9%
$0
-5%
2002
2003
2004
2005
Total
2006
2007
2008
2009
Percent change from previous year
*Uncompensated care figures are adjusted to reflect costs of providing services.
Source: MDH analysis of data from the Health Care Cost Information System.
2010
2011
2012
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Uncompensated Care Trends in Minnesota
and the U.S.
Percent of Hospital Operating Expenses
7%
6%
5.4%
5.5%
5.6%
5.6%
5.8%
5.7%
5.8%
6.0%
5.8%
5.9%
6.1%
5%
4%
3%
2%
1.7%
1.6%
1.8%
2.0%
2.0%
2.2%
2.2%
2.2%
2.4%
2.2%
2.2%
1%
0%
2002
2003
2004
2005
2006
2007
Minnesota
2008
2009
U.S.
*Uncompensated care figures are adjusted to reflect costs of providing services.
Source: MDH analysis of data from the Health Care Cost Information System; American Hospital Association.
2010
2011
2012
37
2.1%
2.5%
2.5%
2.2%
2008
2.1%
2007
2.5%
2.6%
2.2%
2.5%
2.2%
2.2%
2.0%
2.0%
2.0%
1.9%
1.8%
1.7%
1.6%
1.6%
1.7%
2%
1.6%
Percent Hospital Operating Expenses
3%
2.3%
Uncompensated Care Trends for Rural and
Urban Minnesota Hospitals
1%
0%
2002
2003
2004
2005
2006
Rural
*Uncompensated care figures are adjusted to reflect costs of providing services.
Source: MDH analysis of data from the Health Care Cost Information System.
Urban
2009
2010
2011
2012
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Largest Minnesota Providers of Hospital
Uncompensated Care, 2012
2012
Uncompensated
Care
($ millions)
Percent Change to
2011
UC as % of
Operating
Expenses
Hennepin County Medical Center
$37.1
29.4%
5.1%
Regions Hospital
$20.0
37.0%
3.4%
Saint Mary’s Hospital
$18.1
-28.3%
2.2%
North Memorial Medical Center
$13.9
7.1%
3.0%
University of Minnesota Medical Center - Fairview
$13.0
25.2%
1.1%
SMDC Medical Center
$12.0
17.1%
3.3%
Abbott Northwestern Hospital
$9.6
-5.1%
1.1%
St. Cloud Hospital
$9.4
-17.8%
1.7%
Park Nicollet Methodist Hospital
$9.0
-10.4%
2.0%
United Hospital
$8.2
-5.9%
1.7%
Other Hospitals (123 Hospitals)
$166.4
0.4%
2.0%
All Minnesota Community Hospitals
$316.7
2.8%
2.2%
*Uncompensated care figures are adjusted to reflect costs of providing services. UC is uncompensated care.
Source: MDH analysis of data from the Health Care Cost Information System.
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Largest Minnesota Providers of Hospital
Uncompensated Care, 2012
6%
5.1%
Statewide Average,
2.2%
4%
3.4%
3.3%
3.0%
2.0%
2.2%
2%
1.7%
1.1%
2.0%
1.7%
1.1%
0%
Hennepin
County
Medical
Center
Regions
Hospital
Saint Mary's
Hospital
North
Memorial
Medical
Center
University of
Minnesota
Medical
Center Fairview
SMDC
Medical
Center
*Uncompensated care figures are adjusted to reflect costs of providing services.
Source: MDH analysis of data from the Health Care Cost Information System.
Abbott
Northwestern
Hospital
St. Cloud
Hospital
Park Nicollet
Methodist
Hospital
United
Hospital
Other
Hospitals
(123
Hospitals)
40
Distribution of Uncompensated Care by
Hospital, 2012
2012 Total Uncompensated Care: $316.7 Million
Hennepin County
Medical Center
11.7%
Regions Hospital
6.3%
Saint Marys
Hospital
5.7%
North Memorial
Medical Center
4.4%
University of
Minnesota Medical
Center - Fairview
4.1%
Other Hospitals
(123 Hospitals)
52.5%
SMDC Medical
Center
3.8%
Abbott Northwestern
Hospital
3.0%
United Hospital
2.6%
Park Nicollet
Methodist Hospital
2.8%
*Uncompensated care figures are adjusted to reflect costs of providing services.
Source: MDH analysis of data from the Health Care Cost Information System.
St. Cloud Hospital
3.0%
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Components of Minnesota Hospital
Uncompensated Care: Charity Care
and Bad Debt
$350
$300
$268
$ Millions
$308
$153
$156
$172
$158
$152
$145
2010
2011
2012
$278
$244
$250
$200
$317
$311
$191
$208
$151
$145
$146
$150
$111
$117
$100
$50
$80
$91
$98
2005
2006
2007
$117
$133
2008
2009
$0
Charity Care
*Charity care and bad debt figures are adjusted to reflect costs of providing services.
Source: MDH analysis of data from the Health Care Cost Information System.
Bad Debt
42
Hospital Uncompensated Care and
Components by Insurance Status, 2012
100%
80%
50.3%
60.3%
72.1%
60%
40%
49.7%
20%
39.7%
27.9%
0%
Total Uncompensated Care
Charity Care
Insured Patients
Source: MDH analysis of data from the Health Care Cost Information System.
Uninsured Patients
Bad Debt
43
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Additional Information from the Health
Economics Program Available Online
• Health Economics Program Home Page
• http://www.health.state.mn.us/healtheconomics
• Publications
• http://www.health.state.mn.us/divs/hpsc/hep/publications/index.html
• Health Care Market Statistics (Chartbook Updates)
• http://www.health.state.mn.us/divs/hpsc/hep/chartbook/index.html
• Interactive Health Insurance Statistics
• https://pqc.health.state.mn.us/mnha/Welcome.action

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