The Outpatient Payment Rate Debate: What Lower Reimbursement Would Mean for Hospitals

Alvin Hoover, CEO of King's Daughters Medical Center in Brookhaven, Miss., says his hospital faces a number of fiscal challenges as a rural provider. Bad debt is in the 8 percent to 9 percent range, and last year the hospital delivered about $12 million of uncompensated care.


Read the full article on Becker's Hospital Review.

© Copyright ASC COMMUNICATIONS 2014. Interested in LINKING to or REPRINTING this content? View our policies by clicking here.

 

New From Becker's ASC Review

Lolo Jones shares lessons for overcoming failure at Becker's ASC Annual Meeting

Read Now