What Percentage of Doctors at Your Hospital Take Drug, Device Payments?
Where a hospital is located makes a big difference in how many of its doctors take payments from drug and medical device companies. See how your state compares and look up your hospital below. Related story »
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In New Jersey, nearly 79% of hospital-affiliated doctors take payments, the highest in the country.
In Vermont, less than 20% of hospital-affiliated doctors take payments, the lowest in the country.
In Minnesota, just over 30% of hospital-affiliated doctors take payments, the second lowest rate in the country.
Five of the six states with the highest rates of hospital-affiliated doctors taking payments are in the South: Louisiana, Mississippi, Florida, South Carolina and Alabama — all above 76%.
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Sources: ProPublica analysis
; Information on physicians’ primary hospital affiliations comes from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’s 2014 Physician Compare data
. Information on medical industry payments comes from the federal government’s Open Payments data
. Information on hospital ownership is from the American Hospital Association Annual Survey
Hospital ownership as of 2014. Hospital ownership information, copyright 2014 American Hospital Association. All rights reserved. ProPublica has received permission from the AHA to use this information on this site.