Providing Community Benefit Standard
Require Tax-Exempt Hospitals To Meet Charity Care Guidelines
States should require hospitals receiving state tax exemptions to annually establish that the cost of charity care they provide is greater than or equal to the value of the tax exemptions they receive.
Hospital Presumptive Eligibility Results in Massive Medicaid Fraud, New Study Shows
Naples, FL — The vast majority of individuals deemed “presumptively eligible” for Medicaid by hospitals are ineligible for the program or never completed an application, according to new research from the Foundation for Government Accountability (FGA). in 2018, just 30 percent of those deemed eligible by hospitals were actually verified—meaning 70 percent were later found to […]READ MORE
New FGA Research Shows ObamaCare Expansion is No Cure For Hospitals' Financial Woes
Naples, FL — Medicaid expansion has not materially improved the financial health of struggling hospitals, according to new research from the Foundation for Government Accountability (FGA). In many states that have expanded Medicaid—Arkansas, Kentucky, and Nevada chief among them—hospitals continue to close with more rural hospitals in financial distress than in nearby non-expansion states. An analysis […]READ MORE
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