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For Hospitals, Prestige Leads To Profits
Kaiser Health News

When it comes to hospitals, which benefit most from high health care prices? It may sound counter-intuitive, but a group of not-for-profit hospitals appear to be among those doing the best business.

At least, that’s the idea in a study published Monday in Health Affairs. It analyzes how hospitals make money and ranks the nation’s 10 most profitable ones — those making hundreds of millions of dollars through their inpatient and outpatient care. Seven were nonprofits, including the top four.

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