Brief Measuring the “Charitability” of Hospitals: Putting Meat on the Bones of the Grassley-Hatch Request
C. Eugene Steuerle
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On February 15, 2018, Senators Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) and Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) requested specific information from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) on its oversight activities of nonprofit hospitals. In this brief, to provide evidence well beyond what the IRS considers, I present a new tool that they and the hospitals themselves can use to assess whether a charity fully utilizes the charitable resources available to it.
Research Areas Health and health care Nonprofits and philanthropy Taxes and budgets
Tags Hospitals and physicians
Policy Centers Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center