TITLE

Local hospitals continue to operate in the red

AUTHOR(S)
O'REILLEY, TIM
PUB. DATE
May 2010
SOURCE
Las Vegas Business Press (10712186);5/3/2010, Vol. 27 Issue 18, pP16
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on an increase in operating losses of local hospitals in Las Vegas, Nevada in 2010. Financial reports posted by the Nevada Department of Health and Human Services attributed the losses to lower patient counts, higher charity care write-offs and reduced Medicaid reimbursements. Among the hospitals that posted operating losses are the University of Medical Center of Southern Nevada, Saint Rose-San Martin and Southern Hills hospitals.
ACCESSION #
50408757

 

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