Table 119Medicare-certified providers and suppliers: United States, selected years 1975–2008

[Data are compiled from various Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services data systems]

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Providers or suppliers1975198019851990199619992003200520072008
Number of providers or suppliers
Skilled nursing facilities- - -5,0526,4518,937- - -14,91314,83815,00615,05415,032
Home health agencies2,2422,9245,6795,7308,4377,8576,9288,0909,0249,407
Clinical Lab Improvement Act Facilities- - -- - -- - -- - -159,907171,018176,947196,296206,065210,872
End-stage renal disease facilities- - -9991,3931,9372,8763,7874,3094,7555,0955,317
Outpatient physical therapy1174198541,1952,3022,8672,9612,9622,9152,781
Portable X-ray132216308443555666641553550547
Rural health clinics- - -3914285512,7753,4533,3063,6613,7813,757
Comprehensive outpatient rehabilitation facilities- - -- - -72186307522587634539476
Ambulatory surgical centers- - -- - -3361,1972,1122,8943,5974,4454,9645,174
Hospices- - -- - -1648251,9272,3262,3232,8723,2553,346
- - -

Data not available.

NOTES: Data for 1975–1990 are as of July 1. Data for 1996–1999 and 2004–2008 are as of December 31. Data for 2001, 2002, and 2003 are as of December 2000, December 2001, and December 2002, respectively. Data for additional years are available. See Appendix III.

SOURCE: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). 2009 CMS Statistics. Baltimore, MD: CMS; 2009 and previous editions. Available from: http://www​.cms.hhs.gov/DataCompendium/.

From: Trend Tables

Cover of Health, United States, 2010
Health, United States, 2010: With Special Feature on Death and Dying.
National Center for Health Statistics (US).
Hyattsville (MD): National Center for Health Statistics (US); 2011 Feb.

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