Community Benefit and Sole Community Provider Readers

 

Download the Community Benefit Reader (pdf)last updated 7.23.11

Contents:

  • 4.4.08, Wall Street Journal, “On Top of Tax Breaks, Nonprofit Hospitals Reap Big Profits”
  • 2008, Catholic Health Association (CHA), Appendix D of the 2008 Edition of A Guide for Planning and Reporting Community Benefit: “Determining What Counts as Community Benefit”
  • 2008, CHA information sheet, “Understanding the Federal Community Benefit Standard”
  • 2008, CHA sales brochure for the 2008 Edition of A Guide for Planning and Reporting Community Benefit
  • 6.12.08, CHA presentation, “An Orientation to Community Benefit for Organizational Leaders”
  • 2008, hyperlinked Table of Contents for IRS EXEMPT ORGANIZATIONS (TE/GE) HOSPITAL COMPLIANCE PROJECT FINAL REPORT
  • 2.12.09, Statement by Lois Lerner, Director of the IRS Exempt Organizations Division, on the IRS Report on Nonprofit Hospitals, at a Press Briefing, Feb. 12, 2009
  • 2.15.09, www.healthreformwatch.com, “The IRS, Nonprofit Hospitals, and the Meaning of ‘Community Benefit’”
  • 3.1.10, Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge (www.eapdlaw.com), Client Advisory | March 2010, “New Requirements for Nonprofit Hospitals under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010”


Download the Sole Community Provider Reader (pdf)last updated 7.23.11

Contents:

  • 2006, New Mexico Health Policy Commission Indigent Hospital and County Health Care Act (27-5-1)
  • 5.6.08, www.co.Santa-Fe.nm.us, “County Recommends St. Vincent’s Open Board Meetings to Public”
  • 1.7.09, Santa Fe New Mexican, “County, hospital to meet over finances”
  • 1.9.09, Draft Minutes, Santa Fe Board of County Commissioners Special Meeting
  • 3.6.09, DOJ Justice News Release, “United States Joins Suit Against Community Health Systems Inc., and Three of Its Hospitals in New Mexico”
  • 8.24.09, www.HealthImaging.com, “Whistleblower suit alleges multi-million dollar Medicaid fraud in New Mexico”
  • 2009, New Mexico Hospital Association 2009 Legislative Agenda, “Redesign of Sole Community Provider Program”
  • 2.8.10, SF New Mexican, “County considers hospital funding level”
  • 2.9.10, SF New Mexican, “Commission, hospital grapple over indigent care money”
  • 2.15.10, SF New Mexican, “County commissioners OK $6.6 million for hospital”
  • July 2010, Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), “Sole Community Hospital Rural Health Fact Sheet Series”
  • 2.14.11, SF New Mexican, “S.F. County, hospital in talks over funding”
  • 3.7.11, CHRISTUS St. Vincent Hospital Community News, “Sole Community Provider Funding: An Open Letter to the Community” from Ron Aldrich and J. Alex Valdez
  • 3.8.11, SF New Mexican, “County slashes cash for hospital”
  • 3.14.11, Kathy Holian, Santa Fe County Commissioner, blog post, “Sole Community Provider Contribution”
  • 3.17.11, Albuquerque Journal, “Santa Fe County Cuts Hospital Funding”
  • 4.6.11, SF Reporter, “Wheel of Wrongoing?”
  • 4.18.11, SF New Mexican, “State, hospital may owe millions to feds”
  • 4.26.11, SF New Mexican, “County Commission enters UNM hospital contribution agreement”
  • 5.4.11, SF Reporter, “County Approves Christus Cash”
  • 5.16.11, SF New Mexican, “Social services survive city budget cuts”
  • 6.10.11, SF Reporter, “State Responds to Medicaid Audit (sort of)”

CHRISTUS Says, CHRISTUS Does

The pronouncements of CHRISTUS Health and CHRISTUS St. Vincent Hospital can be difficult to reconcile with their behavior. View the statements.