Obamacare Is Big Business for Hospitals

Hospital profits are soaring in states that accepted the Medicaid expansion.

BIRMINGHAM, UNITED KINGDOM - JUNE 09: Consultant Surgeon Andrew Ready prepares to conduct a live donor kidney transplant at The Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham on June 9, 2006, Birmingham, England. Kidney failure patient Carol Playfair was given the chance of life when her sister Tracey Playfair offered one of her own perfect kidneys to help save the life of Carol. The operation at The QE Hospital, part of The University Hospital's Trust was one of 1500 live donor transplants carried out in the United Kingdon every year. Despite the introduction of Donor Cards, there are still too few kidneys available to help all those who require a transplant, thereby producing a waiting list and the only chance of survival is by live donor. 
Getty Images

Welcome to National Journal!

You are currently accessing National Journal from IP access. Please login to access this feature. If you have any questions, please contact your Dedicated Advisor.