A new state report shows the average Oregon hospital more than doubled its margin, or profit, between 2009 and 2011, even as its provision of charity care went down. The findings trace the hospital sector rebound from recessionary lows in 2008, and how expanded Medicaid enrollment in Oregon has helped boost hospitals’ bottom line even as many continue to expand to some assessors’ dismay (Budnick, 7/5).

From: http://www.news-medical.net/news/20130709/State-highlights-Ore-nonprofit-hospitals-see-increased-revenue-but-lower-charity-care3b-Calif-shift-means-lost-autism-treatment.aspx