TITLE

COMPENSATION CONUNDRUM

AUTHOR(S)
Webster, Richard A.
PUB. DATE
February 2008
SOURCE
New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008);2/25/2008, Vol. 28 Issue 31, p31
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the developments related to the hospital industry in New Orleans, Louisiana. According to New Orleans hospital officials, their emergency rooms are slowly returning to pre-storm shape. The federal government continues to short New Orleans hospitals in Medicare payments, which are based on the cost of living in a pre-Katrina economy. After the storm, costs increased on everything from insurance to salaries and utilities.
ACCESSION #
31234246

 

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