Uncompensated Care Growing

The American Hospital Association (AHA) annual hospital statics guide indicates that uncompensated care at hospitals continues to grow, representing 6.1% of their expenses in 2012.  Uncompensated care includes  bad debt and charity care.  Beth Kutscher with Modern Healthcare reports on these and more statistics from the AHA guide in her January 3, 2014 article “Hospitals on the rebound, show stronger operating margins“.