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Not-For-Profit Hospitals Eye Continued Low Revenue Growth
Health Leaders Media

If financial medians since 2009 are an accurate precursor, the nation’s not-for-profit hospital sector can continue to expect low revenue growth on sluggish admissions in the current fiscal year, according to a report from Moody’s Investors Service.

Moody’s analyst Sarah Vennekotter says the low revenue growth is due mostly to flat volumes and payer pressures. “The flat volumes we have seen since 2009 on the inpatient side are largely a function of the economy and the slow recovery,” Vennekotter tells HealthLeaders Media.