Healthcare News & Insights

Nonprofit hospitals may have to pay property taxes

The future of nonprofit hospitals being exempt from local taxes may be in jeopardy, all thanks to a recent legal decision that prompted a tax settlement for a New Jersey hospital. 

How nonprofit hospitals measure up with charity care

Under healthcare reform rules, nonprofit hospitals must be up front with patients about their eligibility for charity care if they wish to keep their tax-exempt status. But according to a new study, some facilities aren’t fully living up to their end of the bargain, which could cause big problems. 

New regs affect hospitals’ debt collection

The rules on collecting payments from patients will get tougher on hospitals, thanks to new requirements from the feds.