Research finds widespread issues with community health needs assessments developed by nonprofit hospitals
A majority of hospitals make the required CHNA documents accessible, but many don’t include all the obligatory elements.
Current financial reporting practices inhibit healthcare policymaking, researchers say
Creation of a national database with information from health systems’ audited financial statements would give policymakers a better sense of how to respond to financial trends, according to researchers.
Determining cost of capital can be a tricky matter for not-for-profits
An important question for healthcare finance leaders is, “What is our cost of capital?” The answer to this question, however, is not at all straightforward and ultimately depends on context, with tax exemption possibly hanging in the balance.
Everything you wanted to know about the CARES Act PRF but HHS was afraid to answer through July 16
HFMA's Chad Mulvany says taxing for-profit providers’ PRF funding seems counterproductive, counterintuitive and counter to Congress’s intention, and could particularly hurt independent physician practices.