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Nursing Home Bed Need Projections

Revised using 2010-2012 Annual Report Data
Effective: June 2012

Community 2010-2012
Average Yearly
Patient Days
2010-2012 Average Daily Census # Beds As Of 2012 Report Data Additional Nursing Home Bed Need 2012 Percent Occupancy Rate
Anaconda 20,034 55 62 3 89
Baker* 5,328 15 15 2 98
Bigfork 20,565 56 83 0 69
Big Sandy 6,573 18 22 0 81
Big Timber~ 10,728 29 25 0 107
Billings 255,779 701 867 0 78
Boulder* 23,178 64 68 0 77
Bozeman* 54,322 149 283 0 42
Broadus* 11,639 32 41 0 63
Browning 10,690 29 47 0 61
Butte 81,178 222 389 0 59
Chinook 14,506 40 42 5 93
Choteau 18,504 51 77 0 62
Clancy 22,680 62 70 3 96
Columbia Falls 33,153 91 105 2 94
Columbus 16,801 46 82 0 46
Conrad 19,562 54 67 0 80
Crow Agency 7,722 21 40 0 53
Cut Bank 10,446 29 39 0 72
Deer Lodge* 19,412 53 60 0 87
Dillon 18,751 51 87 0 57
Ekalaka* 5,105 14 23 0 68
Ennis 10,410 29 40 0 65
Eureka 14,459 40 49 0 79
Forsyth* 11,314 31 31 0 81
Fort Benton 11,692 32 45 0 64
Glasgow 22,843 63 96 0 61
Glendive 39,597 108 155 0 71
Great Falls* 143,646 394 613 0 61
Hamilton 38,237 105 161 0 68
Hardin* 12,671 35 36 5 97
Havre 37,784 104 136 0 74
Helena* 62,622 172 299 0 40
Hot Springs 10,418 29 64 0 44
Jordan 5,400 15 24 0 62
Kalispell 116,029 318 405 0 76
Laurel 25,693 70 79 4 89
Lewistown* ~ 73,284 201 286 0 58
Libby* 25,425 70 101 0 67
Livingston 18,943 52 115 0 48
Malta 13,351 37 48 0 73
Miles City* 43,663 120 191 0 63
Missoula 127,206 349 413 0 84
Plains 9,197 25 28 2 90
Plentywood 18,298 50 78 0 59
Polson 11,110 30 110 0 27
Red Lodge 14,920 41 76 0 53
Ronan 27,097 74 95 0 75
Scobey 10,762 29 30 5 99
Shelby 14,206 39 63 0 63
Sheridan* 12,601 35 39 2 70
Sidney 30,649 84 93 6 83
Stevensville 14,809 41 50 0 81
Townsend 10,624 29 35 0 85
Whitefish 30,822 84 100 0 80
Wibaux 9,509 26 40 0 70
Wolf Point 21,124 58 60 8 100

*When total patient days for the community for one year falls 10 percent or more below the three-year average, that year is removed and a two-year average is used.
**When total patient days for the community for two years fall 10 percent or more below the three-year average, those years are removed and a single year is used.
~ Decreased LTC Beds during reporting year

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