Hospital Pools

VII. Key Issues: Regulation & Reform >> B. Health Care Regulation >> Health Facilities Regulation >> Hospital Pools


Currently, at least six states have various forms of hospital uncompensated care pools designed to protect facilities from having to bear a disproportionate burden vis-à-vis competitors. The Duke Center for Health Policy and Inequalities Research has developed a draft report on the benefits and costs of hospital uncompensated care pools (pdf).

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