Ranked by net income, 2010*
There are a total of 125 hospitals in Kentucky, including 71 general short-term acute care hospitals and 29 critical access hospitals (CAHs). There are another 31 specialty hospitals (including rehab) and 41 psychiatric hospitals, according to the 2012 Kentucky Healthcare Market Report, prepared for Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky by Dr. Alison Davis of the University of Kentucky. Fifty-nine Kentucky hospitals are located in urban areas and 67 in rural areas. The majority of the hospitals are not-for-profit (62 percent), while the remaining hospitals are for profit or government-owned.
Kentucky hospitals’ gross patient revenue, which represents total charges for patients, was $30.9 billion in 2010. After including contractual adjustments and uncompensated care, net patient revenue in Kentucky was $10.5 billion in 2010, which represents approximately 37.6 percent of total billed charges.