Fitch Urges Health Care Sector To Disclose Quarterly
- Investors: Show Us Goodwill. Wisniewski, Mary // Bond Buyer;09/26/2000, Vol. 333 Issue 30983, p1
Reports on investors' dissatisfaction with the level and the timeliness of disclosure they receive from health care institutions in the United States. Borrowers' need to improve their communications; Decline in the frequency of disclosure.
- Well-kept secret. Jaklevic, Mary Chris // Modern Healthcare;6/21/2004, Vol. 34 Issue 25, p6
Focuses on the issues on the public disclosures of hospitals in the U.S on their charity-care financial statements. Not-for-profits reporting of charity care on U.S. Internal Revenue Service Form 990s; Proposal of consumer groups for state government to introduce a charity-care standard for...
- Orange Health Probe Over; Debt Stays Tax-Exempt. Schroeder, Peter // Bond Buyer;8/14/2008, Vol. 365 Issue 32940, p5
The article reports that the Health Facilities Authority in Orange County, Florida has disclosed that the U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has closed an arbitrage rebate-related examination of $109.6 million of hospital revenue bonds it issued in 2002. The disclosure was made in a material...
- Using Transparency to Tell Your Story. Hessler, Frederick A. // H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;May2009, Vol. 83 Issue 5, special section p10
The article discusses the need for hospitals and other health systems in the U.S. to use transparency to tell their financial stories. The author notes that the first Non-Profit Health Care Investor Conference held in 1999 started to bridge the gap between health systems and Wall Street...
- Disclosure standards. // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;6/23/2009, Vol. 180 Issue 13, p1294
The article reports on the recommendations of the Institute of Medicine committee to the medical community to develop disclosure system regarding their financial- related deals in the industry in the U.S. The committee also calls for the government to make a national reporting system for all...
- Signals and signs. Richardson, Gordon D. // CA Magazine;Mar1998, Vol. 131 Issue 2, p37
Offers a look at the disclosure of financial information by various companies in their annual reports. Role played by chartered accountants in such disclosures; Type of information chosen for disclosure with reference to the Dye Model; Outcome of a study conducted by M. Darrough and N. Stoughton.
- The Internet: Changing the way corporations tell their story. Louwers, Timothy J.; Pasewark, William R. // CPA Journal;Nov96, Vol. 66 Issue 11, p24
Discusses the effect of technological changes in the dissemination of financial information. Potential of the Internet to change the way decision makers can use the information; Future of financial disclosure.
- The primary objective of financial reporting: How are we doing? Streuly, Carolyn A. // Ohio CPA Journal;Dec94, Vol. 53 Issue 6, p15
Presents the results of a survey concerning the primary objective of financial reporting. Disclosure in annual reports; Benefits to financial statement users, creditors and investors; Financial statement line items; Notes to financial statements.
- War on waste to save 40m, DoE says. // Public Finance;08/09/96, p7
Presents a study on the amount to councils of sharing financial information with the government which identify savings according to Department of Environment. British government's attack on bureaucracy; Details of the scrutiny.