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Learn more about Hospital Regulation
The Massachusetts Regulation of Hospital Operating Margins and CEO Compensation Initiative would regulate the annual operating margins, chief executive officer compensation and financial asset disclosures of hospitals and certain other health-care facilities that accept public funds. This measure is supported by the Massachusetts Nurses Association and is on the 2014 ballot. See recent hospital regulation news
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I don't like the term regulated, especially when the regulating body is an inefficient, bloated bureaucratic part of the government. Outcome measurement and accountability by the hospitals board of directors should hire, reward, or fire CEOs based... 5 years ago from a Republican in Westfield, MA
Hospitals can should focus on patient care,not have to worry about profit. 5 years ago from a Green in Somerville, MA
Regulate healthcare outcomes of hospitals that accept government money, and then reward the workers, and the CEOs accordingly. 5 years ago from a Democrat in Lowell, MA
This would require further discussion and investigation. 5 years ago from a Democrat in Braintree, MA
Sure if we can have the income of ALL politicians including the side money they make on insider trading that the rest of us are not allowed to do. Should also include all actors, musicians, and sports figures. No on has a problem paying an athlete... 5 years ago from a Republican in Lowell, MA
Yes but not profit margins. Ceo compensation and financial disclosure of hospitals yes. 5 years ago from a Republican in Lakeville, MA
I do not have a clear understanding on this issue and cannot offer an honest/informed opinion. 5 years ago from a Republican in Marshfield, MA
No, but we should require hospitals to issue financial disclosure of how money is used and distributed throughout it organization. 5 years ago from a Democrat in Billerica, MA
The government should stop funding hospitals and leave it up to the private sector. 5 years ago from a Republican in Quincy, MA
No, we should not regulate profit margins but financial disclosures should be required. 5 years ago from a Democrat in Waltham, MA
Hospitals receiving public funds should disclose. The others should not be regulated. 5 years ago from a Republican in Worcester, MA
Yes to more disclosure and appropriate regulation. But regulation of compensation and profit margin is counterproductive. 5 years ago from a Democrat in Leominster, MA
Abolish the legal standing of a Corporation as a "person" and you wont have these fucking problems. 5 years ago from a Libertarian in Harwich, MA
Yes. Enough big business in hospitals, and the same thing can be said of universities and any organization that received federal funds. When an adjunct professor barely clears $10,000/year and the president of the college earns over $400,000, things are... 5 years ago from a Democrat in Wakefield, MA