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  • From free lunches to housing, children’s hospitals provide a wide array of community benefit services

    U.S. News & World Report - 06/27/2017

    “Most hospitals get paid for filling beds,” says Gary Young, director of the Northeastern University Center for Health Policy and Healthcare Research in Boston. “Certainly, there’s more motivation for tax-exempt hospitals to do more, and under the Affordable Care Act, they’re required at least every three years to conduct a community health care assessment and develop plans to address those needs. For-profit hospitals are not required to do this.”

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