October 2022 Utilization Report

Utilization Report - October 2022.pdf

Highlights: There was a noted increase across all utilization metrics this month compared to pre-COVID baselines: psychiatric admissions have the biggest increase in volume going from -31% to -24% below January 2020 baseline. Emergency department visits slightly increased going from -24% last month to -21% below pre-COVID, and ambulatory surgery changed from -12% to -8% (Fig.1). Although October 2022 observation visits remained above the January 2020 pre-COVID baseline for the third month in a row with volume 9% greater than the baseline month, the volume was below both October 2020 and October 2021 by -7% and -4% respectively.

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