Hospitals Will Record Less Debt Under Accounting Rule Change

Hospitals Will Record Less Debt Under Accounting Rule Change

Published on October 20, 2017 by Comments Off on Hospitals Will Record Less Debt Under Accounting Rule Change


Practitioners expect healthcare systems to have to book an increase in bad debt in the next two years — stemming from underinsured patients, higher deductibles, and new changes to patient benefits under the new political leadership.

Bad debt figures will surge ‘‘probably by double digits in the next two years,’’ said Lyman Sornberger, Chief Healthcare Strategy Officer. Click Bloomberg BNA to read the full article entitled Hospitals Will Record Less Debt Under Accounting Rule Change.