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

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IRS Community Health Needs Assessment Requirement

Internal Revenue Services Section 501r outlines requirements from the 2010 Affordable Care Act. Specifically, hospitals must conduct community health needs assessment (CHNA) every three years. They also must have a financial assistance policy that includes eligibility criteria for financial assistance, and explains whether free or discounted care is available. Read the language on limited charges.

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 (2016)

Compare FL hospitals on charity care, occupancy rate, admissions and patient days; financial ratios such as Operating Margin, debt to equity. Data to 2016. Interactive database by FL AHCA

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). Compare hospital net revenues, operating expenses, net income, employees, taxes paid. Click on Find a Hospital, to start. Missouri Hospital Association reports show 2015 Community Investment data. Missouri FocusOnHospitals.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, 2016 - PHC4

Annual reports on the financial health of PA hospitals and ambulatory surgery centers show facility-specific net patient revenue, total and operating margins. Volume 1 is hospitals; Volume 2 is Ambulatory Surgery Centers; Vol. 3 is rehab, psych and long-term hospitals. By PHC4, 2017

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 OP Charges, Case Numbers & Patient Satisfaction

Consumers can view median charge in 2016 for selected outpatient surgery (last tab) by hospital, ambulatory surgery center and for the state. Surgeries show case volume and common price for breast, hernia repair, colonoscopy, knee arthroscopy, fibroid removal, laparoscopy, gallbladder, hysterectomy. Hospital data (one facility at a time) shows inpatient cases 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 2016 data (some 2017)

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 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

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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