Do the activities performed by nonprofit hospitals that are exempt from paying taxes because of their nonprofit status, truly qualify as charitable activities that provide a broad public benefit a are consistent with exempt purposes? When taken as a percentage of net patient revenues -- the amounts a hospital receives from patients a third-party payers -- the uncompensated-care costs provided by nonprofit a for-profit hospitals were not significantly different, both including a excluding Medi-Cal costs. Benefits provided to the community, which only nonprofit hospitals are required to report, differentiate nonprofit hospitals from for-profit hospitals, but the categories of services a the assoc. econ. value are not consistently reported among nonprofit hospitals. Illus.December 2007 tax-exempt nonprofit hospitals report various types of community benefits that for-profit hospitals do not, ... require that health facilities comply with the systems and procedures detailed in the accounting and reporting manualanbsp;...
|Title||:||Nonprofit Hospitals (in CA)|
|Author||:||Elaine N. Howle|
|Publisher||:||DIANE Publishing - 2008-03|