FACT OF THE DAY
The average HMO penetration in the nation's "large markets"This is part of the California Healthline Daily Edition, a summary of health policy coverage from major news organizations. Sign up for an email subscription.
topped 26% in January 1996, according to an analysis by
InterStudy Publications. The top five HMO markets are:
Rochester, NY (53.5%); Sacramento, CA (52.8%); Miami, FL (46.4%);
Buffalo, NY (45.1%) and San Jose, CA (44.6%). In 1995, about 91%
of total HMO enrollment was in major metropolitan markets.
-- HOSPITALS & HEALTH SYSTEMS, 3/20 issue