Expanding Medicaid Trims Hospitals’ Costs Of Caring For Uninsured

St. Agnes Hospital in Baltimore is one of the 131 hospitals run by Ascension Health. It's a not-for-profit, Catholic health care system that treats many low-income patients.i

St. Agnes Hospital in Baltimore is one of the 131 hospitals run by Ascension Health. It’s a not-for-profit, Catholic health care system that treats many low-income patients.

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St. Agnes Hospital

St. Agnes Hospital in Baltimore is one of the 131 hospitals run by Ascension Health. It's a not-for-profit, Catholic health care system that treats many low-income patients.

St. Agnes Hospital in Baltimore is one of the 131 hospitals run by Ascension Health. It’s a not-for-profit, Catholic health care system that treats many low-income patients.

St. Agnes Hospital

When patients show up in the hospital without health insurance, they often receive charity care — the hospital treats the person and then swallows some or all of the costs.

It’s central to the mission of many nonprofit

Article source: http://www.npr.org/blogs/health/2015/04/30/403146825/expanding-medicaid-trims-hospitals-costs-of-caring-for-uninsured?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=affordablecareact

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