Healthcare Lost Revenue Calculator

How psychiatric patients impact your emergency department revenue.

America is calling for greater mental health coverage – and we’re seeing a lot of that treatment playing out in the emergency department.

Patients with mental health conditions are more likely to seek treatment in the ED than physically ill patients, and they spend more time in the emergency department once they’re there – 23% of mental health patients in a study stayed in emergency care for more than six hours.

The problem is that many hospitals don’t have sufficient psychiatry coverage, and the ED gets back-logged with psychiatric patients waiting to be transferred to another facility. 

What does this mean for your hospital?

When your ED is jammed, it creates a ripple effect impacting your entire organization. Bed turnover stalls, and your team may have to turn away additional patients. Long wait times have been shown to negatively impact patient satisfaction and perception of care. Patient outcomes improve as wait times diminish, and evidence supports ED crowding compromises quality of care. Your hospital’s reputation is on the line.

We’ve created this Lost Revenue Calculator to give you an in-depth look at how psychiatric patients impact your emergency department and hospital. You can see how much revenue you stand to lose if you don’t have proper psychiatric coverage.

Armed with this knowledge, you can:

  • Increase bed turnover to treat more patients.
  • Reduce lost revenue due to ED inefficiencies.
  • Provide better patient outcomes and patient satisfaction.
  • Justify recruitment efforts and resources.

Lost revenue calculator.

Enter your average daily emergency department census and hit “Submit” to calculate your cost and get started. Using current averages, the calculator will provide you with a customized look at your facility’s lost revenue.

Reduce lost revenue and prepare your facility with proper psychiatric coverage.

Research published by the National Institutes of Health determined these rates.

*The 9% percentage of psychiatry patients that make up an Emergency Department population is derived from the study “The Impact of Psychiatry Patient Boarding in Emergency Departments” published by the National Institutes of Health. Bed turnover prevention rate and lost revenue rate come from “Financial Impact of Emergency Department Crowding” published by the National Institutes of Health.

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Federal facts for you.

We are a Federal Supply Schedule Contract holder. 

Federal Supply Schedule (FSS) Contract: 36F79723D0086, Professional and Allied Healthcare Staffing, effective March 15, 2023, through March 14, 2028.

NAICS Codes:
  • 561320: Temporary help services. 
  • 621111: Offices of physicians. 
  • 621112: Offices of physicians, mental health specialists. 
  • 621399: Offices of all other miscellaneous health practitioners. 
  • 621330: Offices of mental health practitioners.


Once you and our client agree to move forward with your assignment, our privileging team will assist you and the client in gathering information required by the healthcare facility to grant clinical privileges.


We contact the facility’s Medical Service Office (MSO) for their application and requirements.


We will assist you by pre-populating the facility’s application and sending to the MSO.


We will assist the MSO by following up on requested items.


MSO will grant privileges based on your training and experience, and you will be able to start your assignment.

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"I'm passionate about the locum tenens industry - we make a real difference in the lives of both our heroic healthcare providers and the patients they treat."

Anne has been at the forefront of the evolution of locum tenens for more than 35 years. She’s a respected leader with expertise in corporate operations, risk management, credentialing, and travel services. Before joining Jackson + Coker, she served as Executive Vice President at Medical Doctor Associates, part of Cross Country Healthcare. 

An ardent industry advocate, Anne served several years on the Board of the National Association of Locum Tenens Organizations (NALTO), including two years as president. 

Anne received a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Spring Hill College. She is also a PADI open water diver and enjoys scuba diving. 

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