|Financial Assistance Policy Dissemination|
|Pennsylvania requires all hospitals to post notices of the hospital’s obligation to provide charity care.
As a condition of receiving reimbursement from the state’s Uncompensated Care Program, hospitals must post adequate notice of the hospital’s obligation to provide free services. 35 Pa. Stat. §5701.1104(b)(5).
The voluntary guidance developed by the Hospital & Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania also addresses the dissemination financial assistance policies. Charity Care and Financial Aid Guidelines for Pennsylvania Hospitals (2004).