Nonprofit Hospitals

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For-profit hospitals in Conn. could face additional regulations

Connecticut lawmakers held a hearing this week regarding two bills that would put additional requirements on nonprofit hospitals that want to transition to for-profit status,  CTnow  reported. 

4 nonprofit hospital trends to watch this year

In the wake of sweeping healthcare reform and shifting priorities throughout the industry, nonprofit hospitals can expect to see new trends in 2014, according to the  Nonprofit Quarterly.

Report: Exchanges could hurt nonprofit hospitals

Health insurance exchanges could negatively affect nonprofit hospitals next year, Moody's Investors Services said in a new report.

Hospital CEO: N.C. budget cuts, tax-exemption changes threaten hospitals

The CEO of Carolinas HealthCare System complained Tuesday of "potentially devastating" budget cuts under consideration by the North Carolina legislature, arguing that lawmakers should not "correct their budget on the back of hospitals," the  Charlotte Observer  reported.

Do hospitals profit from drug discounts meant for poor, uninsured patients?

Information acquired from Duke University Hospital, Carolinas Medical Center and UNC Hospitals suggests the hospitals are profiting from the discount drug program designed to aid poor and uninsured patients, the Charlotte Observer reported.

Executive pay jumps at nonprofit hospitals

The top 10 executives at Carolinas HealthCare System each received more than $1 million in 2012, an 8 percent jump from the previous year.

Hospital sues employees to stop executive pay cap

The board of California's El Camino Hospital has filed a lawsuit in opposition of Measure M, which will cap hospital executive pay at twice that of the governor's salary.

7-figure paychecks here to stay at nonprofit hospitals

As they fulfill their charitable mission, nonprofit hospitals and health systems continue to dole out seven-figure compensation packages to their chief executives.

Nonprofit hospital accused of charity care violations

The controversy surrounding whether nonprofits deserve their tax-exempt status continues with a new lawsuit, claiming Chicago's Swedish Covenant Hospital sidestepped charity care regulations.

Senator questions hospitals over cancer drug discounts

Following reports that hospitals were marking cancer drugs upward of 10 times their value, Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) is questioning three North Carolina nonprofit hospitals about drug price discounts they receive, the News Observer reported.