How do Hospitals Pay for Uninsured Patients?

I know most uninsured patients go to the ER for treatments if they don't have insurance. So how to hospitals get reimbursed (or do they?)...from patient who come in without health insurance and get treatment? Do they take it as a loss? Or does the government some how reimburses the hospital for costs given to... show more I know most uninsured patients go to the ER for treatments if they don't have insurance. So how to hospitals get reimbursed (or do they?)...from patient who come in without health insurance and get treatment? Do they take it as a loss? Or does the government some how reimburses the hospital for costs given to the uninsured?
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