According to a new study from Northwestern Medicine, for-profit hospitals have been outscoring public and non-profit hospitals on performance measures tied to Medicare reimbursement. The report, which was published recently in the Annals of Emergency Medicine, found that the average performance scores were 50 for for-profits, 35 for nonprofit hospitals and 30 for public hospitals. According to a new study from Northwestern Medicine, for-profit hospitals have been outscoring public and non-profit hospitals on performance measures tied to Medicare reimbursement. The report, which was published recently in the Annals of Emergency Medicine ,found that the average performance scores were 50 for for-profits, 35 for nonprofit hospitals and 30 for public hospitals. read more

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Study: For-Profit Hospitals Outperforming Non-Profit, Public Hospitals in Medicare Reimbursement Performance Measures