GJ Healthcare|February 21, 2010 8:00 AM

Find your city’s rank in healthcare spending

Researchers use average annual spending on Medicare patients to compare the cost of healthcare.
Search this chart to find out how your city ranks in Medicare spending per patient. This is from 2006 data published by the Dartmouth Atlas of Health Care.

Rank
City Name
State
*CMS Hospital Compare Composite Quality Score (all patients, 2005)
1McAllenTX69.52
2MonroeLA77.15
3El PasoTX77.26
4LubbockTX78.08
5MaconGA78.62
6MontgomeryAL79
7AbileneTX79.15
8Corpus ChristiTX79.3
9GainesvilleFL80.11
10ChicagoIL80.84
11San AntonioTX81.03
12AlbanyGA81.43
13BendOR81.51
14OxfordMS81.83
15JacksonMS81.93
16FresnoCA82
17San BernardinoCA82.08
18Blue IslandIL82.18
19GulfportMS82.23
20Sun CityAZ82.27
21Panama CityFL82.45
22JacksonTN82.48
23LafayetteIN82.56
24OdessaTX82.64
25Palm Springs/Rancho MiraCA82.8
26ShreveportLA83.01
27HudsonFL83.03
28ChicoCA83.12
29Los AngelesCA83.42
30Johnson CityTN83.42
31GaryIN83.6
32TuscaloosaAL83.66
33WacoTX83.69
34PensacolaFL83.77
35SpringdaleAR83.79
36HonoluluHI83.79
37JacksonvilleFL83.83
38BeaumontTX83.89
39WinchesterVA83.93
40JohnstownPA83.95
41FlintMI83.98
42MemphisTN83.98
43Little RockAR84.03
44TampaFL84.06
45BakersfieldCA84.1
46WichitaKS84.1
47WilmingtonNC84.1
48Takoma ParkMD84.11
49BradentonFL84.19
50BuffaloNY84.33
51New OrleansLA84.39
52Fort MyersFL84.42
53LexingtonKY84.45
54San DiegoCA84.46
55Santa RosaCA84.49
56OwensboroKY84.5
57Las VegasNV84.5
58AltoonaPA84.54
59LafayetteLA84.55
60EverettWA84.62
61ArlingtonVA84.65
62VenturaCA84.69
63St. PetersburgFL84.8
64AlbuquerqueNM84.8
65ChattanoogaTN84.84
66Fort SmithAR84.88
67San JoseCA84.9
68Fort LauderdaleFL84.91
69HarrisburgPA84.95
70HarlingenTX84.95
71DanvillePA84.98
72OrlandoFL84.99
73TylerTX85.01
74HoustonTX85.06
75AtlantaGA85.12
76St. JosephMI85.19
77Wichita FallsTX85.24
78BoulderCO85.3
79WashingtonDC85.31
80SalemOR85.31
81CasperWY85.31
82Ormond BeachFL85.33
83RomeGA85.34
84HickoryNC85.39
85MetairieLA85.49
86AuroraIL85.52
87Santa BarbaraCA85.62
88GreensboroNC85.64
89KingsportTN85.67
90AmarilloTX85.74
91ColumbusGA85.8
92RichmondVA85.82
93Baton RougeLA85.83
94Terre HauteIN85.85
95MunsterIN85.91
96Grand ForksND85.95
97GreenvilleNC85.98
98ReadingPA85.98
99WorcesterMA86
100CincinnatiOH86.02
101OcalaFL86.03
102Idaho FallsID86.06
103BirminghamAL86.07
104TacomaWA86.08
105Rapid CitySD86.19
106ProvoUT86.21
107Salt Lake CityUT86.26
108PhoenixAZ86.34
109SyracuseNY86.37
110NashvilleTN86.38
111JolietIL86.42
112LakelandFL86.47
113ClearwaterFL86.51
114ManhattanNY86.53
115OlympiaWA86.55
116CantonOH86.61
117MesaAZ86.63
118White PlainsNY86.63
119TallahasseeFL86.66
120ElginIL86.67
121BaltimoreMD86.73
122EvansvilleIN86.76
123BurlingtonVT86.78
124YorkPA86.79
125East Long IslandNY86.81
126FlorenceSC86.82
127CharlestonWV86.85
128RaleighNC86.99
129HartfordCT87.06
130Alameda CountyCA87.07
131EriePA87.08
132BronxNY87.13
133St. LouisMO87.14
134ModestoCA87.16
135BangorME87.19
136KalamazooMI87.21
137National AverageUS87.25
138AlexandriaLA87.26
139Oklahoma CityOK87.29
140RenoNV87.36
141SlidellLA87.38
142MeridianMS87.39
143SarasotaFL87.41
144Melrose ParkIL87.41
145NapaCA87.43
146CharlottesvilleVA87.44
147HoumaLA87.46
148Cape GirardeauMO87.46
149MiamiFL87.47
150PetoskeyMI87.48
151YoungstownOH87.48
152LouisvilleKY87.55
153SalisburyMD87.55
154KnoxvilleTN87.56
155HuntingtonWV87.56
156SaginawMI87.6
157HattiesburgMS87.64
158AnchorageAK87.67
159AllentownPA87.7
160Colorado SpringsCO87.73
161JonesboroAR87.75
162PhiladelphiaPA87.81
163RoanokeVA87.81
164AlbanyNY87.82
165SavannahGA87.83
166LansingMI87.86
167DallasTX87.87
168Fort WayneIN87.92
169PortlandOR87.94
170WilmingtonDE87.96
171MarquetteMI88
172SpokaneWA88
173ElmiraNY88.01
174MedfordOR88.01
175MobileAL88.03
176PaducahKY88.04
177Fort CollinsCO88.06
178TulsaOK88.12
179CharlestonSC88.13
180SalinasCA88.14
181St. PaulMN88.14
182JoplinMO88.16
183DothanAL88.22
184Orange CountyCA88.23
185EvanstonIL88.25
186AustinTX88.27
187SpringfieldMO88.31
188ColumbiaSC88.31
189RidgewoodNJ88.38
190DurhamNC88.38
191San FranciscoCA88.42
192TucsonAZ88.46
193San Mateo CountyCA88.49
194PittsburghPA88.49
195SeattleWA88.5
196MilwaukeeWI88.53
197RochesterNY88.57
198BryanTX88.61
199ClevelandOH88.69
200New HavenCT88.7
201PatersonNJ88.7
202NorfolkVA88.72
203ColumbiaMO88.77
204Fargo/Moorhead MNND88.98
205HuntsvilleAL89.08
206ReddingCA89.08
207TexarkanaAR89.09
208AkronOH89.09
209Green BayWI89.12
210SacramentoCA89.21
211ProvidenceRI89.21
212BostonMA89.25
213YakimaWA89.28
214Traverse CityMI89.29
215AugustaGA89.31
216TupeloMS89.31
217ColumbusOH89.31
218Iowa CityIA89.32
219LynchburgVA89.37
220MadisonWI89.42
221South BendIN89.44
222BillingsMT89.47
223SayrePA89.49
224Newport NewsVA89.49
225Contra Costa CountyCA89.51
226LongviewTX89.6
227TopekaKS89.61
228Winston-SalemNC89.64
229LebanonNH89.69
230DetroitMI89.71
231PeoriaIL89.72
232ToledoOH89.72
233NeenahWI89.73
234IndianapolisIN89.75
235DuluthMN89.77
236Great FallsMT89.78
237Royal OakMI89.8
238PortlandME89.81
239DearbornMI89.83
240NewarkNJ89.86
241DaytonOH89.9
242Santa CruzCA89.97
243MinneapolisMN90
244BinghamtonNY90.09
245HinsdaleIL90.15
246San AngeloTX90.24
247LancasterPA90.25
248Kansas CityMO90.29
249SpartanburgSC90.33
250AshevilleNC90.35
251Fort WorthTX90.39
252LincolnNE90.41
253SpringfieldMA90.45
254DenverCO90.47
255CovingtonKY90.47
256UrbanaIL90.48
257HackensackNJ90.54
258EugeneOR90.54
259CharlotteNC90.55
260TempleTX90.55
261PontiacMI90.6
262St. CloudMN90.61
263RockfordIL90.62
264Ann ArborMI90.63
265MorgantownWV90.63
266DavenportIA90.75
267MissoulaMT90.77
268BismarckND90.81
269SpringfieldIL90.91
270StocktonCA90.93
271OgdenUT90.93
272GreenvilleSC90.95
273AppletonWI91.01
274BloomingtonIL91.11
275Wilkes-BarrePA91.17
276Grand JunctionCO91.2
277OmahaNE91.27
278VictoriaTX91.31
279ManchesterNH91.34
280MarshfieldWI91.5
281Lake CharlesLA91.65
282BoiseID91.69
283DubuqueIA91.69
284Des MoinesIA91.89
285Cedar RapidsIA91.9
286BridgeportCT91.97
287ScrantonPA92.04
288San Luis ObispoCA92.06
289WaterlooIA92.11
290WausauWI92.19
291Sioux CityIA92.25
292CamdenNJ92.32
293KetteringOH92.45
294Sioux FallsSD92.47
295LawtonOK92.9
296GreeleyCO92.93
297PuebloCO93.29
298MuskegonMI93.39
299MorristownNJ93.39
300RochesterMN93.78
301MuncieIN93.93
302La CrosseWI94.32
303Grand RapidsMI94.39
304Mason CityIA94.63
305New BrunswickNJ95
306ElyriaOH95.57
307MinotND95.6

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