Massena (N.Y.) Memorial Hospital board of managers approved a plan to write off more than $630,000 in bad debt for April and May. The amount brought the annual total to $1.4 million at a time when recoveries total $279,000.

The hospital finished May with $3.8 million in net patient revenue, 10.8% below budget, and other revenue came in at 45.5% below budget, at $169,582. That left a total operating revenue of $3.96 million. At the same time, the hospital had $4.7 million in operating expenses.

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