January 2024 Utilization Report

Fluctuations primarily below pre-COVID volumes were observed across utilization metrics this month. Acute care admissions saw a slight increase going from -14% below pre-COVID baseline last month to -13% this month as emergency visits and psychiatric admissions decrease, going from -19% to -25% and -17% to -21% below baseline, respectively.

Aggregate specialty hospital admissions remained above the 15-month median this month after the dip in November 2023. The highest volume of monthly admissions occurred in August 2023. BridgePoint National Harborside experienced their highest monthly volume for the 15-month period included in this report during the most recent seven months, while Psychiatric Institute of Washington posted their second highest volume this month.


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