As 2018 Open Enrollment Begins, Trump Administration Adds New Challenges for New York’s Individual Market
Preliminary analysis of how New York would be affected by recent Trump administration actions on the Affordable Care Act, particularly the halt in cost-sharing reduction payments owed to health plans.
In the first half of 2011, the New York City hospital inpatient census fell by 1.9 percent, while emergency department visits increased by 2.2 percent. This new issue of Hospital Watch Vital Signs reports on measures of city hospital utilization, finances, and staffing through June 2011.
In 2010, inpatient volume in New York City hospitals fell by 2.2 percent citywide, with declines in admissions concentrated among hospitals in financial distress. This issue of Hospital Watch Vital Signs also reports on other measures of financial stability in the city’s hospitals.
This report finds a small improvement in the financial condition of the city’s nonprofit hospitals between 2006 and 2009, but this improvement was not experienced uniformly or by all, with safety net hospitals in particular experiencing severe financial distress.
According to this issue of Hospital Watch Vital Signs, which tracks trends through June 2010, the number of discharges from New York City hospitals dropped by 4 percent in the first half of the year—almost entirely the result of three recent hospital closures. Despite those closures, full-time-equivalent staff declined by less than 1 percent citywide; excluding the three hospitals that closed, hospital staffing levels rose slightly.
According to this issue, which tracks trends through December 2009, the number of emergency department visits grew by 3.8 percent citywide in 2009.
Tracking trends through June 2009, this issue reports that emergency department visits spiked in the first half of the year.
The number of New York City hospital discharges fell by 1.5 percent in 2008, the first such drop since 2000. This issue, which tracks trends through December 2008, also reports year-over-year changes in hospital utilization, staffing, and finances.
In the first half of 2008, for the first time in the ten years during which Hospital Watch has been tracking hospital utilization, the average length of stay did not decline -- it remained flat.
The number of full-time-equivalent staff at New York City hospitals increased 2.9 percent in 2007, following much smaller rises in 2005 and 2006.
This issue of Hospital Watch presents the first ever analysis of emergency department use in New York City at the neighborhood level, drawn from new state Department of Health data.
This report documents growth in ambulatory care in New York City and price sensitivity that may affect the availability of such services.
The December 2007 Vital Signs shows the latest trends in hospital utilization and finances.
The March 2007 issue of Hospital Watch documents admissions to New York City hospital by non-city residents.
The latest issue of Hospital Watch tracks trends and key performance indicators through June 2006.
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