14 Statistics on Hospital Operating Ratios
In 2011, several metrics such as days cash on hand and operating margins reached four-year highs, although Moody's predicts this year will be a down year for many non-profit hospitals.
Here are 14 statistics on non-profit hospital operating and leverage ratios, comparing 2008 with 2011. Note: Median data is based on Moody's-rated hospitals only.
2008: 2 percent
2011: 2.5 percent
Operating cash flow margin
2008: 8.8 percent
2011: 9.3 percent
Maximum annual debt service coverage
Days cash on hand
2008: 104.2 percent
2011: 117.7 percent
3-year operating revenue compound annual growth rate
2008: 7.3 percent
2011: 5.4 percent
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