Pension fund legislation promises needed relief for hospitals

Silva, Chris
April 2004
AHA News;4/19/2004, Vol. 40 Issue 8, p7
Trade Publication
Focuses on the pension relief provided by the Pension Funding Equity Act which was signed into law by U.S. President George W. Bush in April 2004. Reason of the American Hospital Association and the Association of American Medical Colleges for advocating the legislation; Significance of the enactment of the pension legislation to the Treasury rate used to calculate the annual and quarterly contributions to defined benefit pension plans; Benefits of the pension bill for retirees.


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