Tools & Tips | Community Benefit

Community Benefit & Transparency Tools

Tools & Tips | Community Benefit

Community Benefit & Transparency Tools

HFMA has compiled these resources for hospitals and health systems to use for compliance when listing standard charges to the public and procedures around charity care.

On Posting Standard Charges
This tool offers tips that hospitals can use when complying with the requirement to list standard charges to the public via the internet in a machine-readable format, and to update this information at least annually.
On Posting Standard Charges


Charity Care and Community Benefit
Health reform legislation places new community benefit and financial assistance requirements on tax-exempt providers.
Sample 501(c)(3) Hospital Charity Care and Financial Assistance Policy and Procedures  

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