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Sutter Health reports stronger margins, discloses $3M settlement
Modern Healthcare

Sutter Health, a 25-hospital system in Sacramento, Calif., is on stronger financial ground this year as it continues to diversify its revenue streams and treats additional paying patients.The system reported this week that it nearly doubled its operating margin in the first quarter of the year as admissions increased and more patients had insurance.Like all hospitals in California, Sutter also benefited from the return of the state’s provider fee program.