RevCycle Intelligence September 21, 2022
Jacqueline LaPointe

The paper from Families USA takes aim at hospital prices, accusing hospital corporations of putting profits over patients and exaggerating value-based payment progress.

A new paper from the patient advocacy group Families USA is taking aim at hospitals and health systems. The report claims that high hospital prices are “bleeding Americans dry” as these organizations become more corporatized and put profits over patients.

“This paper exposes how the corporate hospital business model has fundamentally transformed into one that favors monopolies and setting high prices at the expense of our health,” Frederick Isasi, Families USA’s executive director, said in a public statement. “It’s time for us to address these pricing abuses head on to end the high hospital costs that are endangering families’...

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