Wabash General Hospital is a not-for-profit district hospital located in Mt. Carmel, Illinois. It is a Critical Access Hospital with a 25 bed capacity. The hospital is accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations. It has been managed by Alliant Management Services since 1987. The total service population is 50,000 people and the population of Mt. Carmel is 8,000 people.
With just over 3,500 U.S. hospitals receiving ratings from Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), only 251 hospitals received the highest rating of five-stars, including Wabash General Hospital. 1,205 hospitals received four-stars, 1,414 hospitals received three-stars, 582 received two stars and 101 hospitals received the lowest ranking of one star. Only two other hospitals in the tri-state area received a five-star rating, but Wabash General was the only critical access hospital in the tri-state to receive the five-star rating.