Charity Care Provided by Nonprofit Hospitals

JAMA Internal Medicine

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What The Study Did: Researchers looked at the net income of nonprofit hospitals in the U.S. and examined how their financial status was associated with the level of charity care they provided in 2017 for uninsured and insured patients.

Authors: Ge Bai, Ph.D., C.P.A., of the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School in Baltimore, is the corresponding author.

 

(doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2019.7415)

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