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Report Highlights Continued Strain of Pandemic on Hospitals

For CEOs, CFOs, government relations executives

new report, prepared for the American Hospital Association by Kaufman Hall, projects that hospitals nationwide will lose an estimated $54 billion in net income throughout 2021, even after taking federal relief into account.  

The report cites increased expenses for labor in a tight labor market, drugs and supplies, as well as patients delaying care as continued challenges for hospitals and health systems.