The Growth of SNF E/M Encounter Volume

Annual SNF E/M Encounter volume has grown +33.9%, or by +7.1 million in absolute terms, since 2006. 


The greatest period of growth as between 2010 and 2014, which was followed by a four-year period from 2014 to 2017 where growth was flat. This included 2016, which was the only year where growth was negative year-over-year.


** The chart below is interactive

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The COVID Pandemic, according to our internal estimate, will depress the 2020 numbers by between -20 and -30% year-over-over, to 22.5 million to 19.8 million encounters respectively.

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