Bad debt could rise at Oregon hospitals in line with national prediction

//Bad debt could rise at Oregon hospitals in line with national prediction

Bad debt could rise at Oregon hospitals in line with national prediction

Moody’s Investors Service expects bad debt to rise at nonprofit U.S. hospitals, driven by high-deductible health plans, rising health care costs and confusing medical bills, according to a new report. In Oregon, bad debt had been decreasing since the third quarter of last year but ticked up in Q2 of 2019, according to the most recent Hospital Utilization and Financial Analysis report from Apprise Health Insights. At .85 percent, the amount was roughly the same year over year. The Oregon Association…

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By | 2019-11-27T23:06:18+00:00 November 27th, 2019|Healthcare|

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