January 01, 2011

Raising the bar on the community benefit standard for non-profit healthcare providers

Medical News, January 2011

by Stites & Harbison, PLLC

While the objective of redesigning Form 990 and adding the new Schedule H is to improve compliance and provide transparency, it still remains as to whether the Form allows the IRS to objectively gauge whether non-profit hospitals are operating in a manner deserving of a tax-exempt status.

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