What is the influence of charity cases on the budget? What are the advantages and disadvantages of accepting charity cases?© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 9, 2019, 11:27 pm ad1c9bdddf
What is the influence of charity cases on the budget? What are the advantages and disadvantages of accepting charity cases?
Charity cases in healthcare can strongly affect the budget that the hospital or clinic is operating under. Charity is uncompensated care that is provided to low income or no income patients for free or for a reduced price. Most clinics and hospitals will provide charity care to patients, but not all of these establishments will inform patients that the care is available. The percentage of clinics providing charity care has decreased from seventy six percent to sixty eight percent in the past five years. This is due to increasing financial pressures on the ...
Influence of charity cases on healthcare budgets are determined.