Hospital Community Benefit
Community benefit activities present an opportunity for tax-exempt hospitals to collaborate with public health agencies and other local organizations to identify health needs and develop strategies to improve health in the communities they serve.
LHDs that diversify their revenue sources may be protected from future economic downturns.
An issue brief examines the state-level community benefit oversight focusing on the 10 states that require hospitals to develop implementation strategies.
The nation’s public health system has been chronically underfunded for decades. Major investments are needed to improve health and workplace productivity, and reduce health care costs.
A continual revision process ensures that accreditation standards remain relevant and applicable to public practice health today.
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The Hospital Community Benefit Program is a central resource created specifically for state and local policymakers who seek to ensure that tax-exempt hospital community benefit activities are responsive to pressing community health needs.
NACCHO (National Association of County & City Health Officials) is committed to helping local health departments strategically align their community health assessment efforts with other assessment initiatives such as those of non-profit hospitals.