Promedica (101) when it addressed whether a merger between one health system that operated three general acute care hospitals and another nonprofit hospital
violated Section 7.
The justification for reining in debt collection was the expectation that nonprofit hospitals
exist for the greater good of society, rather than for generating profits.
The foundation configuration is popular in the nonprofit hospital
industry, and it could be assumed that organizations conforming to industry norms would adopt this configuration.
a nonprofit hospital
without any kind of monetary threshold or
The community benefit standard, despite its name, does not provide a definitive standard governing classification as a nonprofit hospital
. (195) This standard also does not provide a basis for differentiation between the behaviors and activities of nonprofit and for-profit institutions.
The ACA also requires that each nonprofit hospital
Also during the 1990s, three states established specific standards related to community benefit, including the following quantitative thresholds, for nonprofit hospital
property tax exemptions:
Diokno said the government should allow nonprofit hospitals
and cooperatives to keep their incentives under the proposal to rationalize tax perks.
3, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Among Medicare patients with six major diseases, readmission rates are higher for those receiving care in proprietary hospitals compared with government or nonprofit hospitals
, according to a study published online Sept.
Since MTGP's inception in 2007, more than 69,000 tickets for roundtrip air travel --valued at more than USD 27.6 million--have been donated to nonprofit hospitals
and medical organizations, allowing Southwest to positively impact patients and caregivers around the country.
Also, community benefit reporting requirements for nonprofit hospitals
, especially in states like CA, could lead to higher levels of charity care and related activities at nonprofit hospitals
(Sutton and Stensland 2004; Bazzoli, Clement, and Hsieh 2010).