Illinois Hospital Group Attacks Charity Care Proposals

Shields, Yvette
February 2006
Bond Buyer;2/8/2006, Vol. 355 Issue 32315, p26
Trade Publication
The article reports on the opposition of hospital and business groups in Illinois over the Tax-Exempt Hospital Responsibility Act. Under the bill, hospitals are required to spend 8 percent of their operating costs on uncompensated care for the uninsured and impoverished. The bill is viewed to have an adverse impact on the state's business climate and health care costs.


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