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Community Benefits Reports & Financial Ratios - by Hospital (State-Specific)

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IRS Nonprofit Hospital Study Final Report 2009

Internal Revenue Services' final report on its tax-exempt hospital project, a study of 500 hospitals, started in 2006. Report addresses community benefit provided by nonprofit hospitals, consistent with the basis for federal tax exemption. Average uncompensated care (charity care and bad debt) was 7% of total revenues; median was 4%. Average and median CEO compensation also reported. Published Feb. 2009

Connecticut - Hospital Specific Volume and Profitability

Connecticut's state Office of Health Care Access provides a quick set of key financial statistics for each hospital in the state, including number of discharges, patient days, revenues, and operating margin, for the most recent fiscal years. Dashboard updated through FY 2015

Florida Hospital Financial Data (2008)

Compare FL hospitals on volume and number of active physicians, charity care, financial ratios such as Operating Margin, operating expense or work hours per adjusted patient day. Hospital names begin on page 29 (cost comparisons) and in Appendix D, page 55. Pub. by FL AHCA, January 2010

Indiana Hospitals - 2014 Financial Reports

Acute care hospitals in Indiana report revenue, expenses, and some community education & training activities for 2014. Site by IN State Department of Health. Last updated 2015

Minnesota - Hospital Financial Margins, 2015

Scroll to the bottom of the screen to find the last set of reports, which show Operating Margin and Total profit margin. Volume data, Bottom Line reports and Uncompensated Care also on this page. Total Admissions and Imaging test volume are shown if you want to compare Market Share. Must have Excel to read the reports. Data from 2015. Released by MN Dept. of Health

Minnesota Hospitals Community Benefit, 2016 (pdf)

Report shows costs related to charity care, underpayments by MN, and other community benefit such as subsidized services and education in each Minnesota hospital. Average level was 11.6% of operating expenses in 2015. Report published 2016 by the Minnesota Hospital Association. A more detailed report to the state legislature is also available, but lags by an additional two years

Missouri - Hospital Community Benefit and Financial Performance

Compare MO hospitals on charity care, bad debt and other uncompensated care (Select COMMUNITY BENEFIT report), or compare hospital net revenues, operating expenses, net income, FTEs, taxes paid, by selecting ECONOMIC BENEFIT report. Missouri Hospital Association reports show FY 2008 data; site is easy to use if you know which report you want at missourihealthmatters.com

New Jersey Hospitals - Aggregate Report of Economic Impact (pdf)

General report of economic impact and charitable contributions by New Jersey's hospitals (as a group, and individually) to the counties they served in 2015. Aggregate information statewide. Prepared by the research arm of the New Jersey Hospital Association, 2017

Pennsylvania - Hospital & Ambulatory Surgery Center Financial Reports, 2010 - PHC4

Annual reports on the financial health of PA hospitals and ambulatory surgery centers show facility-specific net patient revenue, total and operating margins. Overall FY10 statewide hospital average operating margin was 4.36%. Shows average length of stay, occupancy rate, and revenue per day ($2208 per day in hospital, $11,528 per discharge), Inpatient charges (prices) are now 377% of actual revenues, or nearly 4 times higher than what hospitals expect to be paid. Volume 1 by PHC4, May 2011

Vermont Hospitals - 2014 Financial Information

Detailed VT hospital financial comparisons showing 2013 and 2014 actual results, plus 2015 budget. In addition to typical financial statement items (revenue, expense, profit, assets, liabilities), staffing information, capital expenditures planned through 2017, inpatient volume, ALOS, and ER & hospital office visits provided. See Tables 4 to 14

Virginia Hospital Volumes and Financial Information

Consumers can view hospital data (one hospital at a time), including admission & patient day volumes by service line, financial performance & efficiency; patient satisfaction. Must click on additional tabs, or select printer-friendly in order to see more information. See detail and read carefully. Prepared by Virginia Health Information using 2009 data (some 2010)

West Virginia Hospital, Nursing Home & Surgery Data, 2015 annual report

Most recent 2016 Annual Report by the West Virginia Health Care Authority (WV HCA) also shows financial information for each hospital and nursing home during 2015, and profit margins for ambulatory surgery centers. Pricing information not included

Wisconsin Hospitals PricePoint (Average Inpatient Prices)

Average charge and length of stay for common hospitalizations including maternity and newborn births, hip or knee replacement surgery, gallbladder removal, heart surgery, angioplasty, arrhythmia (irregular heartbeat), valves, cardiac cath, pacemaker, pneumonia, bipolar and other mental health, stroke, back care, asthma, COPD, rehab; kidney, heart, lung or other transplant; hysterectomy, prostate surgery, bowel surgery & more. Also shows inpatient volumes. From WHA Information Center, part of the Wisconsin Hospital Association, using 2016-2017 data. Surgeon fees NOT included. Compare hospitals by city (anywhere in the state by adding cities). Wisc. Hospital Assn. created the PricePoint System now used in other states

Other Helpful Listings

Free Care Safety Net - Community Catalyst

Community Catalyst, a national non-profit advocacy organization discusses the need for free care at tax-exempt nonprofit hospitals and the uninsured. They propose hospitals adopt policies granting free care for all patients up to 200% of Federal Poverty Level. Prepared in 2008 before the Affordable Care Act

New Mexico Hospitals PricePoint (Inpatient Charges)

Check charges (average price) and volumes for about 64 types of hospitalizations, representing about half of all NM hospital stays. No side-by-side comparisons; just one hospital at a time. Hospital conditions include maternity and newborn births, hip or knee replacement, back surgery, heart care, psychiatric, rehab care, and more. May also show hospital charity care and bad debt costs. Site by the New Mexico Hospitals and Health Systems Association, has not updated their 2005 prices, now 5 years old

New York State Commission: Close hospitals and reduce beds (2006)

The Commission on Health Care Facilities in the 21st Century, chaired by Stephen Berger, final recommendations to reduce excess capacity in New York, by restructuring almost 50 hospitals, and closing 9 hospitals, also recommends reducing nursing home beds. Specific hospitals and providers affected are listed in the Executive Summary. The Commission examined volumes, occupancy rate, financial viability and quality outcomes as well as regional and community needs. Data in Appendix 5 Hospital Data

Oregon - 2010 PricePoint (Hospital Inpatient Charges)

To get an idea of the average cost of hospital care, the Basic Query option allows users to check charges and volumes for 64 types of hospitalizations, representing about half of all hospital stays in Oregon. Includes maternity & newborn prices, heart care, stents, cardiac cath, heart transplant, hip and knee replacement charges, bone cancer, psychiatric hospitalization, alcohol & drug abuse, stomach or bowel problems, and rehabilitation charges. Hospital charity care and bad debt expenses also shown. Site by the Oregon Association of Hospitals and Health Systems (OAHHS) shows one hospital, one condition at a time, using 2009-2010 data. Consumers can try to get 2011 prices by calling the hospital

Wisconsin - Hospital Rate Increases in 2017 and 2016

List of hospital-specific rate increases for 2017 and prior year comparisons. When updated by the WI Hospital Association's Information Center (8-7-2017), increases for 2017 were averaging 4% (compared to a CPI Index of 2.5%). The average hospital price increase during 2016 was 3.7%. Most recent CPI Index for 2016 ended at 0.70%

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