Resource Materials Supporting Amicus Brief in Montaño v. Frezza
Hospitalizations of New Mexico Patients
The chart above shows the number of hospitalizations of New Mexico patients by county. It also presents the number and percentage of those hospitalizations that occurred in Texas.
Texas provided nearly one-third of the hospitalizations of Eastern New Mexico residents in 2013, the most current year for which data is available. All told, nearly 17,000 hospitalizations of New Mexico residents occurred in Texas.
Source: Texas Department of State Health Services
Out-of-State Hospitalizations of New Mexico Residents, as compiled by the New Mexico Department of Health.