Slide 35. Waived hospital and professional fees

The "Seven Pillars" Approach: Crossing the Patient Safety—Medical Liability Chasm

Slide 35. Waived hospital and professional fees.

Hospital fees waived in first 8 months: $2.29MM.

Professional fees waived in first 8 months: $110K.

Total savings to payors in 8 months: $2.40 MM.

45% Medicare/Medicaid.

Image: Part of a table captioned "University of Illinois Hospital and Health Sciences System Perfomance Recap" is shown. The table fragment compares changes in Outpatient Insurance Denials, Inpatient Risk Management Waivers, Outpatient Risk Management Waivers, and Bad Debts—Inpatient during the 8 months prior to February 29, 2012.

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Internet Citation: Slide 35. Waived hospital and professional fees. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/news/events/nac/2012-04-nac/mcdonald/mcdonald35.html