August 7, 2004 in Business

Coming Sunday

The Spokesman-Review

The region’s five major hospitals struggled in the first half of the year, with profits dwindling or disappearing entirely. The hospitals blame Medicaid and Medicare reimbursements that fail to meet the cost of providing service, as well as soaring levels of bad debt and charity care.

Read more about the hospitals’ first-half results in a story by John Stucke on Sunday.

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