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Montana Home Health Need Methodology

Based on 2012 Annual Report of Home Health Agencies (using MT Department of Commerce Census & Economic Information Center population projections and a standard multiplier of 74 patients per 1,000 population aged 65 and over)

Effective 10/20/2013

County 2012 65+ Population
Projections
2012 Patients Patients per 1000 Population 65+ Projected Potential
Patients
Projected Unmet Patient Need
Beaverhead 1,646

112

68

121

9

Big Horn 1,418

0

0

105

105

Blaine 939

0

0

69

69

Broadwater 1,120

53

47

83

30

Carbon 2,057

119

58

152

33

Carter 281

0

0

21

21

Cascade 13,291

1,163

88

984

0

Chouteau 1,070

10

9

79

69

Custer 2,074

90

43

153

63

Daniels 427

0

0

32

32

Dawson 1,605

127

79

119

0

Deer Lodge 1,817

96

53

134

38

Fallon 497

0

0

37

37

Fergus 2,550

137

54

189

52

Flathead 14,455

981

68

1,070

89

Gallatin 9,349

838

90

692

0

Garfield 249

2

0

18

16

Glacier 1,528

0

0

113

113

Golden Valley 212

0

0

16

16

Granite 821

0

0

61

61

Hill 2,151

0

0

159

159

Jefferson 1,913

94

49

142

48

Judith Basin 458

13

28

34

21

Lake 5,267

405

77

390

0

Lewis and Clark 9,628

841

87

712

0

Liberty 511

0

0

38

38

Lincoln 4,387

131

30

325

194

McCone 402

6

15

30

24

Madison 1,774

31

17

131

100

Meagher 448

0

0

33

33

Mineral 951

63

66

70

7

Missoula 13,800

1,171

85

1,021

0

Musselshell 910

0

0

67

67

Park 2,815

188

67

208

20

Petroleum 110

0

0

8

8

Phillips 877

60

68

65

5

Pondera 1,179

46

39

87

41

Powder River 418

12

29

31

19

Powell 1,238

40

32

92

52

Prairie 300

6

20

22

16

Ravalli 8,542

210

25

632

422

Richland 1,562

68

44

116

48

Roosevelt 1,158

0

0

86

86

Rosebud 1,145

28

24

85

57

Sanders 2,670

107

40

198

91

Sheridan 805

10

12

60

50

Silver Bow 5,762

540

94

426

0

Stillwater 1,703

56

33

126

70

Sweet Grass 806

13

16

60

47

Teton 1,306

48

37

97

49

Toole 788

0

0

58

58

Treasure 178

0

0

13

13

Valley 1,572

0

0

116

116

Wheatland 470

0

0

35

35

Wibaux 256

6

23

19

13

Yellowstone 22,255

1,425

64

1,645

220

Totals 157,921

9,346

1,778

11,685

3,080

Page last updated: 10/22/2013