Thursday, July 03, 2008

Where Some Hospital Systems Get Their Money

From their friendly neighborhood Congressman and my tax dollar.

It seems hospital construction projects were in vogue last month in Montana: Billings area hospitals got $250,000, Roundup Memorial Hospital got $350,000, Missoula Area Hospitals got $650,000, and Benefis Health System in Great Falls got $700,000 and Sidney Health Center got $100,000.

$2,050,000 to hospitals all from one little bill.

Nothin' like a little pork rider, huh?


1 comment:

Margaret Polaneczky, MD (aka TBTAM) said...

If hospitals spent even a quarter of what they spend on building on adequate nurse staffing, we would be in a much better place...