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Nonprofit health systems may find that they can actually benefit from paying taxes. Although this idea may seem like a nonstarter to many, making this move would give nonprofits an opportunity to create a new narrative, operate more efficiently, allocate resources more effectively and deliver higher value to their communities. 

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Ken Perez: What U.S. hospitals and health systems can expect from the 2022 IRA

Passed on Aug. 7, 2022, the Inflation Reduction Act has policy provisions that are significant for providers, but overall, it constitutes a mixed bag for hospitals and health systems.

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Proposed nursing home regulations send an important message to all providers

A statement issued by the Biden administration on Feb. 28 proposed major reforms for the nation’s nursing homes but also has important implications for healthcare organizations of all types.