The Hardest Job To Fill (And Keep) In Washington: CMS Chief
The revolving door at the top of the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services raises questions about the key agency implementing the health law.
Children’s Hospitals May Face Leaner Future
Cuts in Medicaid lead list of threats to the growth and profitability of children’s hospitals.
Heads Of Largest Children’s Hospitals Receive Big Salaries And Rich Benefits
Critics say generous compensation of CEOs raises questions about the tax-exempt status of nonprofit hospitals.
Influential Charity Applies Political Pressure To Win Hospital Approval On Third Try
Florida Regulators Twice Turned Down Nemours Foundation’s Request For New Children’s Hospital In Orlando, where there were already two other children’s hospitals.
Texas: Bigger Is Better As Children’s Population Booms
Healthy profits and assets fuel billions in spending by Dallas, Houston and Fort Worth hospitals.
Ohio: Children’s Hospitals Expanded Even As Number Of Kids In State Declined
Nationally, there is one bed for every 2,500 children, but Ohio has one for every 1,400 kids.
Pittsburgh: Price Of New Hospital Soared to $625 Million Amid Dispute Over How Much To Spend
Children’s hospitals are a growing business in Pennsylvania, with two large ones in Philadelphia and Pittsburgh and a third costing $207 million under construction near Harrisburg.
Arizona: Hospitals Expand Even As Medicaid Cuts Take A Toll
Trying to keep up with the rapidly rising number of children, two hospitals in the Phoenix area have bucked the recession and spent heavily on new facilities.
Denver: Dueling Hospitals Compete For Patients And Prestige
Just a few years ago, Denver had one aging children’s hospital, but today there are two new ones
Chicago: New Children’s Memorial Hospital Will Rank Among The Most Expensive
From its modest beginning as an eight-bed cottage hospital founded in 1882, Chicago Memorial has evolved into a huge institution with nearly $2 billion in assets.
Nonprofit Children’s Hospitals Get Valuable Tax Exemptions But Many Provide Little Free Care
Hospital executives say spending on charity care is only one of many community benefits they provide as nonprofits.
Growing Size And Wealth Of Children’s Hospitals Fueling Questions About Spending
Many of the largest children’s hospitals have grown into big businesses with substantial assets and millionaire CEOs.