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Mandatory Financial Assistance Programs: How Hospitals Care for the Uninsured

Before the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, nonprofit hospitals had to meet certain criteria to maintain their tax-exempt status with the IRS. Since the IRS views health promotion as a charitable cause, hospitals can be exempt from paying Federal Income tax. The PPACA, or “Obamacare”, expands the criteria that hospitals need to meet to […]

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