Financial Implications of Community Benefit

Minich-Pourshadi, Karen
October 2010
HealthLeaders Magazine;Oct2010, Vol. 13 Issue 10, p47
The article discusses the implications of community benefit assessment for hospitals. It explains how hospitals and health systems use a community benefit assessment in order to justify their nonprofit status. The author claims that hospitals and health systems should be prepared for the challenges associated with community benefit assessment. She argues that a community benefit program selection process should include a measurable impact on community health.


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