|Community Benefit Reporting Requirement|
|Texas requires nonprofit hospitals to submit annual community benefit reports.
The Texas Department of Health requires that each nonprofit hospital submit an “annual report of its community benefit plan” that includes a specification of: the hospital’s mission statement; the health needs of the community considered in developing the hospital’s community benefit plan; the amount and types of community benefits actually provided; total operating expenses; and the hospital’s cost to charge ratio. Tex. Health and Safety Code Ann. § 311.046(a).