Community Benefit

Sep 10, 2020
Improving the health of their communities is at the heart of every hospital’s mission. As one example, in a new analysis released, the American Hospital Association (AHA) found that 340B tax-exempt hospitals provided more than $64.3 billion in total benefits to their communities in 2017 alone, the…
Sep 10, 2020
Improving the health of their communities is at the heart of every hospital’s mission. Tax-exempt hospitals are required to publicly report on the ways in which they improve the health of the communities they serve yearly through the IRS Form 990 Schedule H, which is publicly available.
Jul 15, 2020
All hospitals regardless of ownership provide a comprehensive range of benefits and essential services to their communities.
Jul 15, 2020
All hospitals regardless of ownership provide a comprehensive range of benefits and essential services to their communities. New analysis prepared and released today by the American Hospital Association (AHA) shows that tax-exempt hospitals provided $100 billion in total benefits to their…
Jul 7, 2020
On behalf of America’s tax-exempt hospitals and health systems, the AHA, AAMC, and CHA request an immediate extension of the deadlines many face for preparing their community health needs assessments (CHNA) or else be subject to a $50,000 penalty excise tax under section 4959 of the Code for which…
Sep 12, 2019
St. Joseph’s Health in Syracuse, N.Y., joined Trinity Health four years ago, resulting in operational efficiencies, enhanced community health and improved clinical services.
May 24, 2019
Few — if any — can say they benefit the community as much as America’s hospitals and health systems.  On top of delivering around-the-clock care to all who come to us, hospitals and health systems of all types are providing a wide range of comprehensive benefits, activities and services tailored…
Dec 10, 2018
AHA response to Modern Healthcare story "Flaws in reporting create knowledge vacuum regarding community benefits"
Mar 1, 2018
In 2015 alone, the most recent year for which data is available, those tax-exempt hospitals participating in the 340B drug savings program provided $51.7B in total benefits to their communities.