TITLE

Lawsuits Challenging Nonprofit Hospitals' Commitment to Charity

AUTHOR(S)
Sigo, Shelly
PUB. DATE
October 2004
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;10/12/2004, Vol. 350 Issue 31987, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the lawsuits filed across the U.S. against nonprofit hospitals on behalf of uninsured patients claiming that the hospitals breached their obligations to provide charity care to those uninsured patients, while receiving tax exemptions. Policy debate concerning the amount of charity health care nonprofit hospitals must provide to the poor or uninsured; Decisions of the Internal Revenue Service and the courts that charity care is not mandated to all comers.
ACCESSION #
14694129

 

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