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U.S. Hospitals Risk $122 Billion 2021 Revenue Loss on Pandemic

  • Speedy vaccine rollout could limit damage to $53 billion
  • Soaring labor and drug costs put pressure on hospital budgets
     
Photographer: Bing Guan/Bloomberg

U.S. hospitals face up to $122 billion in lost revenue this year as the pandemic continues its rampage.

Even a best-case scenario would cost hospitals $53 billion, according to a new Kaufman, Hall & Associates report for the American Hospital Association.