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Rice Memorial Hospital reports its provided $18.5M in community benefits last year


WILLMAR -- Rice Memorial Hospital provided $18.5 million worth of community benefits in 2008 -- more than 20 percent of the city-owned hospital's operating costs.

The total includes benefits such as charity care, health fairs and free support groups for patients.

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Anne Polta

Anne Polta covers health care, business/economic development and general assignment. Her HealthBeat blog can be found at Follow her on Twitter at @AnnePolta.

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