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Scripps revenue boosted by revived provider fee program
Modern Healthcare

Scripps Health, a four-hospital system based in San Diego, booked higher revenue in the first quarter of its fiscal year as the state was able to resume a program that directs extra payments to hospitals that treat large numbers of Medicaid patients.The system also faced higher costs, however, not only because of the program but also because of rising salary and benefit costs and higher depreciation expenses for two new buildings.