HMP releases its updated Mississippi White Paper: “Understanding the Current Status of Mississippi’s Government-owned Community Hospitals”

Today, Mississippi’s 39 community based government-owned general acute care and critical access hospitals have combined annual net patient revenues of over $2.7 billion, directly employ nearly 20,000 full-time equivalent staff, and generate, on average, the indirect employment of another 11,600 non-healthcare jobs in their local communities. Yet more than 60% of all Mississippi government-owned hospitals have reported an operating loss in each of the past two years.

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