LARGEST FOR-PROFIT HOSPITAL CHAINS
Ranked by 2011 operating revenue (in millions) from the most recent CMS Medicare hospital cost report
Note: Data as reported by each organization to the CMS, updated through Dec. 31, 2011. Excludes Charlotte, N.c.-based Medcath Corp., which reported operating revenue of $624.4 million for this period but had sold all but one of its hospitals as of early December 2011. 1Includes short-term medical and surgical hospitals, including critical-access hospitals and specialty hospitals (e.g. surgical, cancer, orthopedic and heart), and excludes other hospitals—predominantly psychiatric, rehabilitation and long-term acute-care facilities. 2 Includes hospital beds and excludes hospital-based nursing facility beds or other long-term beds. 3 Figures rounded.