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Insurance expansion paying off for hospitals
Modern Healthcare

Many providers are already seeing the payoff from insurance expansion across the country, but those that haven’t are redoubling their sign-up efforts to reach the most challenging of their uninsured patients, said panelists at the Healthcare Financial Management Association’s 2014 Annual National Institute.

Cooper University Hospital is located just across the river from Philadelphia in Camden, N.J., a city with a 40% poverty rate. It also sometimes holds the distinction of having the country’s highest murder rate. Its Level 1 trauma center often receives the victims of violent crime, including gunshot wounds.