The revolving door at the top of the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services raises questions about the key agency implementing the health law.
Cuts in Medicaid lead list of threats to the growth and profitability of children’s hospitals.
Critics say generous compensation of CEOs raises questions about the tax-exempt status of nonprofit hospitals.
Florida Regulators Twice Turned Down Nemours Foundation’s Request For New Children’s Hospital In Orlando, where there were already two other children’s hospitals.
Trying to keep up with the rapidly rising number of children, two hospitals in the Phoenix area have bucked the recession and spent heavily on new facilities.
Just a few years ago, Denver had one aging children’s hospital, but today there are two new ones
Healthy profits and assets fuel billions in spending by Dallas, Houston and Fort Worth hospitals.
Nationally, there is one bed for every 2,500 children, but Ohio has one for every 1,400 kids.
Children’s hospitals are a growing business in Pennsylvania, with two large ones in Philadelphia and Pittsburgh and a third costing $207 million under construction near Harrisburg.
From its modest beginning as an eight-bed cottage hospital founded in 1882, Chicago Memorial has evolved into a huge institution with nearly $2 billion in assets.
Hospital executives say spending on charity care is only one of many community benefits they provide as nonprofits.
Many of the largest children’s hospitals have grown into big businesses with substantial assets and millionaire CEOs.