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  1. ACA Round-Up: Hospital Nonprofit Status, ACA Nondiscrimination Litigation, And More

    08.18 / 20:11 healthaffairs.org Healthaffairs.org - Medecine
    American non-profit hospitals have long qualified for tax exempt status under federal law as “charitable” organizations. They are often afforded exempt status from state and local property, sales, and income tax under similar requirements. The Affordable Care Act imposed additional requirements that hospitals must meet if they wish to retain federal tax exempt status. These include: Establishing written financial assistance and emergency medical care policies, Limiting amounts charged for …