Hospitals Addressing Uncertainty of Health Reform

November 2010
hfm (Healthcare Financial Management);Nov2010, Vol. 64 Issue 11, p15
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The article focuses on how will hospitals plan for the influx of the patients who are just covered by the healthcare reform in the U.S. It states that the reform aims to cover the uninsured but hospitals are uncertain on how they will cater to the "newly" covered patients. It adds that hospitals are developing 20 different approaches and are expanding capabilities of their emergency departments (EDs). It notes the productivity clauses in physician employment contracts.


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