Kaiser Responded to Clarify! – RE: Kaiser Permanente’s Sponsorship of the Warriors May Not Be So Golden

A few weeks ago, I published this piece about nonprofit hospital community benefit, which called into question Kaiser Permanente’s sponsorship of the Golden State Warriors. I wondered whether Kaiser might be counting this partnership (along with fancy commercials like this)…
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Kaiser Permanente’s Sponsorship of the Warriors May Not Be So Golden

  GOLDEN STATE WARRIORS FANS STAND UP! The Bay Area should thank their Warriors, led by the NBA’s Most Valuable Player Stephen Curry, for ending a 40-year NBA Finals appearance drought. Warriors faithful everywhere (including several of my esteemed colleagues…
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Nurses and Hospitals Battle over California Charity Care Requirements

Nonprofit Quarterly by Rick Cohen Nonprofit hospitals continue to be a sore thumb in the debate around nonprofit tax exemptions. Critics suggesting that nonprofit hospitals may not show the kind of “nonprofitness” the public expects of 501(c)(3) public charities abound,…
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Pros, Cons of Two State Bills Dealing With Not-for-Profit Hospitals

California Healthline Lawmakers are debating two bills in the California Legislature dealing with community benefits provided by not-for-profit hospitals. SB 346, by state Sen. Bob Wieckowski (D-Fremont), would establish accountability standards to measure the amount of community benefits provided by…
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