Tax-exempt hospitals provided $9 of benefit for every $1 of tax exemption in 2019, the most recent year for which comprehensive data is available, writes AHA President and CEO Rick Pollack. Unlike a recent Kaiser Family Foundation analysis that took a much narrower view, last year’s report by EY “looked at the entire range of community benefits, not just financial assistance — a much fairer and more comprehensive way to measure how much hospitals give back,” Pollack notes. READ MORE

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