New Report Asks: Do SF Hospitals Keep their Bargain with Taxpayers?

More Transparency Needed, Advocates Say. Hospitals Decline to Answer Questions Contact: Bruce Mirken, Greenlining Institute Media Relations Director, 510-926-4022; 415-846-7758 (cell) BERKELEY, CALIFORNIA – California not-for-profit hospitals receive more than twice as much in tax breaks as they give back to taxpayers in…
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Bill to Increase Community Benefit Requirements on Nonprofit Hospitals Now Before CA Legislature

Nonprofit Quarterly by Larry Kaplan The Sacramento Business Journal reports on a big battle in the California legislature this month over the community benefits non-profit hospitals provide in exchange for tax-exempt status. Assembly Bill 503 went into the Senate Appropriations suspense file…
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The Summer Associate Experience in the State Capitol

Who would have thought that a visit to the state Capitol would have a major influence on my perspective of AB 503, a bill that defines charity care and community benefit, requiring transparency from nonprofit hospitals? After three weeks as…
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