Research Report

National Hospital Flash Report: March 2023

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Operating margins March 2023

Hospital finances are beginning to stabilize as razor thin margins become the new normal. The high level of variance that plagued hospital margins over the past three years is beginning to subside among pricing and inflationary pressures affecting expenses.

The median Kaufman Hall Year-To-Date Operating Margin Index reflecting actual margins was -1.1% in February.

The March issue of the National Hospital Flash Report covers these and other key performance metrics.

Erik Swanson
Erik Swanson is a Senior Vice President leading Kaufman Hall’s Data and Analytics Group where he focuses on providing cutting-edge data science tools to our clients to provide deeper and more timely insight, drive operational improvement, develop thought leadership, and produce the most meaningful outcomes.
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