High patient volumes, but low patient revenue at PMC
March 4, 2021
Despite higher patient volumes at Petersburg Medical Center, total gross revenue was down in January and even lower when compared to the same timeframe last year.
PMC had budgeted for 150 home health visits in January, but staff conducted 286 home health visits, according to financial documents presented to the Petersburg Medical Center Board of Directors at their meeting on Feb. 25. Emergency room visits were also up 14 percent and lab tests were up 3.1 percent. Other services, like rehab services and clinic visits, were down for the month.
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