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Hospital margins are increasing — and so are prices

May 30, 2024
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Summary
Health systems have experienced a financial boost in the first quarter of 2024 due to higher patient volumes and reduced reliance on contract labor, with many large nonprofit systems reporting increased operating and net margins. However, this financial improvement comes alongside rising hospital prices, which are contributing to overall inflation in the U.S. Prices for medical care and hospital services have seen substantial increases, attributed to renegotiated contracts with insurers and the need to cover the costs of new medical advancements. Economic experts suggest that higher hospital prices will persist due to ongoing labor market disruptions and evolving healthcare needs.
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