Earlier this week, Healthcare DIVE presented some food for thought about the general trend towards non-profit hospitals closing, being bought out by for-profit organizations, or simply converting to for-profit models.
Also in the news are new IRS rules for non-profit hospitals that crack down on how non-profit hospitals can collect payments and how they can manage patient debt.
The current debt and regulatory climate could be a perfect storm for the non-profit hospital model.
We wanted to ask you, our members, what do you think? Can the non-profit model survive? Is the trend towards for-profit hospitals a positive or a negative? Continue reading to find the survey below.
Want to share your thoughts or ask questions to your fellow members? Leave a comment below and start a discussion!