Analysis: New York misspends $1.1B in charity care with ‘reverse Robin Hood effect’

(By Leo Vartorella for Becker’s Hospital Review)

Though New York’s $1.1 billion Indigent Care Pool was created to reimburse hospitals that provide charity care, recent analysis from the Albany, N.Y.-based Empire Center has found a negative correlation between the poverty level of a hospital’s patients and the ICP funding the hospital receives. Continue reading article here…

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