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Hospitals & Community Health: Moving Beyond the Numerical Tally

2020 | Download

Continuing movement towards risk-based reimbursement in health care financing offers new opportunities for generative dialogue among hospitals and community stakeholders on how to better align and focus assets across health and related sectors to eliminate health inequities.

A new guide from PHI's Center to Advance Community Health & Equity (CACHE), Hospitals & Community Health: Moving Beyond a Numerical Tally, is intended to serve as a resource for community stakeholders, regional philanthropy, and public officials who use data from the Community Benefit Insight (CBI) Tool, a searchable platform with tax-exempt hospital data from IRS Form 990 Schedule H. The CBI platform was developed by RTI International, who manages enhancements and partners with CACHE for support in responding to inquiries. This guide is also intended to support the move beyond simple comparisons of expenditures by tax-exempt hospitals, and towards a more thoughtful and collaborative approach to analysis, engagement, and improving health at scale.

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