NHA releases 2022 community benefits report

May 15, 2023

Last week, NHA released its community benefits report highlighting the impact on communities. Hospitals employ about 50,000 Nebraskans and pay out more than $3.6 billion in payroll and benefits. They also provide about $1.4 billion in community benefits combined every year, including traditional charity care, but hospitals also need to subsidize shortfalls from public programs.

“In our state, we've seen with the Medicaid program, a dramatic increase for our hospitals in the difference between the cost to provide Medicaid services and the amount being reimbursed," said NHA President Jeremy Nordquist. Read more. Download report.

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