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Knoxville Community Receives Nearly $2 Million in Community Benefits from Knoxville Hospital and Clinics

Posted By News On July 20, 2013 @ 6:28 am In Today’s Local News | Comments Disabled

Knoxville Hospital and Clinics provides $1.9 million in community benefits to the Knoxville area. That’s according to a recent study. CEO Kevin Kincaid says it’s important that community hospitals tackle the challenges of providing fundamental healthcare needs for everyone.

The $1.9 million figure includes $1.6 million in uncompensated care, including charity care, bad debt, and unpaid medicaid costs. Other community benefits include health screenings, support groups, counseling, immunizations, nutritional services and transportation programs.

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