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Investigating HospitalsAmes AlexanderThe Charlotte Observer
Key Questions about hospitals
1) How profitable are they?2) How are they treating the uninsured?3) What do they give and get?
Sheet1HospitalEstimated Cost of Treating Charity Care Patients in FY 2010 (From Line A in NCHA community benefit reports)Total operating expense (From AHD)Charity care as percentage of operating expensesSampson Regional Medical Center243,09558,650,0940.41%Halifax Regional Medical Center432,25278,278,1530.55%Maria Parham Hospital440,45276,887,4340.57%Chatham Hospital133,66721,985,8410.61%Duplin General Hospital245,32134,795,6870.71%Swain County Hospital90,53110,753,7000.84%Highlands-Cashiers Hospital217,98124,252,9460.90%Dosher Memorial Hospital306,99830,875,6160.99%