Community Benefit

Nov 1, 2021
Hospitals and health systems and their teams have been on the front lines battling the COVID-19 pandemic for nearly two years. Hospitals and health care workers have stood strong for their communities, and they have a vital role in our society to keep communities healthy.
Apr 26, 2023
Tax-exempt hospitals have special obligations to their communities in exchange for that privilege. They report the amounts they spend on community benefits yearly and conduct a community needs assessment at least every three years. There is no doubt that these hospitals both meet and exceed any…
Apr 24, 2023
The House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Oversight April 26 will hold a hearing that will include discussion of hospitals’ and health systems’ status as tax-exempt organizations and the IRS’ community benefit standard. We ask that you reach out to your representative on the Ways and Means…
Apr 19, 2023
On April 3, Bay Area Hospital’s Kids’ Hope Center commemorated National Child Abuse Prevention Month by covering the center’s property with a sea of vibrant pinwheels.
Apr 19, 2023
Five female leaders at Edison, N.J.-based Hackensack Meridian Health all started their careers tending to patients at the bedside. Today, they occupy top rungs in the health care leadership ladder.
Apr 11, 2023
A group of Fontana, Calif. high school seniors interested in the health care profession recently explored career paths at the Kaiser Permanente Fontana Medical Center through Kaiser Permanente’s internship program.
Apr 11, 2023
The Lown Institute’s latest report on hospital community benefits, like the previous one, is wrong and cannot be taken seriously as it once again relies on obvious biases and suffers from serious methodological flaws, AHA said in a blog published today. 
Apr 6, 2023
Doctors Medical Center of Modesto has given every baby born there in the month of March a book in honor of National Reading Month.