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Montana Home Health Need Methodology

Based on 2013 Annual Report of Home Health Agencies (using MT Department of Commerce Census & Economic Information Center population projections and a standard multiplier of 88 patients per 1,000 population aged 65 and over)

Effective 5/5/2014

COUNTY

2013 65+ Population
Projections

2013 Patients

Patients per 1000 Population 65+

Projected Potential
Patients

Projected Unmet Patient Need

Beaverhead

1,704

130

76

150

20

Big Horn

1,468

0

0

129

129

Blaine

975

0

0

86

86

Broadwater

1,182

42

36

104

62

Carbon

2,139

138

65

188

50

Carter

290

0

0

26

26

Cascade

13,617

1,357

100

1,198

0

Chouteau

1,107

17

15

97

80

Custer

2,105

84

40

185

101

Daniels

423

0

0

37

37

Dawson

1,615

88

54

142

54

Deer Lodge

1,844

84

46

162

78

Fallon

515

0

0

45

45

Fergus

2,612

142

54

230

88

Flathead

15,200

1,088

72

1,338

250

Gallatin

9,925

1,073

108

873

0

Garfield

254

1

4

22

21

Glacier

1,590

0

0

140

140

Golden Valley

211

0

0

19

19

Granite

858

1

1

76

75

Hill

2,227

0

0

196

196

Jefferson

2,060

96

47

181

85

Judith Basin

473

13

27

42

29

Lake

5,506

508

92

485

0

Lewis and Clark

10,089

872

86

888

16

Liberty

529

0

0

47

47

Lincoln

4,571

0

0

402

402

McCone

405

9

22

36

27

Madison

1,880

38

20

165

127

Meagher

471

0

0

41

41

Mineral

954

38

40

84

46

Missoula

14,553

1,217

84

1,281

64

Musselshell

950

0

0

84

84

Park

2,875

207

72

253

46

Petroleum

113

0

0

10

10

Phillips

888

60

68

78

18

Pondera

1,205

45

37

106

61

Powder River

437

12

27

38

26

Powell

1,273

35

27

112

77

Prairie

301

9

30

26

17

Ravalli

8,986

266

30

791

525

Richland

1,619

30

19

142

112

Roosevelt

1,184

0

0

104

104

Rosebud

1,185

15

13

104

89

Sanders

2,753

89

32

242

153

Sheridan

823

4

5

72

68

Silver Bow

5,859

545

93

516

0

Stillwater

1,786

56

31

157

101

Sweet Grass

843

19

23

74

55

Teton

1,330

34

26

117

83

Toole

814

0

0

72

72

Treasure

184

0

0

16

16

Valley

1,594

0

0

140

140

Wheatland

488

0

0

43

43

Wibaux

265

5

19

23

18

Yellowstone

22,990

1,286

56

2,023

737

 

 164,097

9,753

 1,697

 14,438

 5,096

 

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