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Hospital companies are experiencing systemic shifts in care delivery, according to a new Fitch...

Hospital companies are experiencing systemic shifts in care delivery, according to a new Fitch Ratings report. Persistently weak trends in organic volume growth were evident across the spectrum in the for-profit hospital sector in Q1, with same-hospital admissions dropping 3.8% on average. Healthcare utilization patterns are likely being influenced by the growth of insurance products with higher patient responsibility for medical costs, and a shift away from strictly volume-based pricing schemes and toward value-based care.
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    Inptaient continues to shift to outpatient. No overall reduction in total cases.
    28 Jun 2013, 05:14 PM Reply Like
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