In FY2011 inpatient care accounted for 57% of community hospitals’ gross patient revenue, while outpatients contributed 43%. Compare that to 1991 when the gross patient revenue mix was 76% inpatient vs. 24% outpatient.
Source: Table 4.2: Distribution of inpatient vs. outpatient revenue, 1991-2011. In: Trendwatch Chartbook 2013. American Hospital Association, Feb. 26, 2013.
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