Hospital Community Benefit: A Policy Lever for States


Hilltop Hospital Community Benefit Program Director Gayle D. Nelson, JD, MPH, gave this presentation to the steering committee of the Milbank Memorial Fund-supported Reforming States Group (RSG) at their meeting in Chicago, Illinois, on August 27, 2014. Nelson discussed hospital community benefit and the cost of tax exemption; using hospital community benefit as a policy lever; and avenues interested policymakers could explore with respect to their own states’ community benefit landscapes.

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