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#HHS Secretary #Azar has thrown down a challenge to healthcare providers & drugmakers, demanding they tell patients what a service or product will cost before they receive it. https://t.co/ZHpxp6kGXZ
The “Hands Free Georgia Act,” which overwhelmingly passed the Georgia House of Representatives last month, faces an uphill battle in the Senate, according to Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle, who serves as president of the Senate. #injuryprevention #handsfreeGA https://t.co/pKdGtMgL9H
That bad debt calculation has been an important number for many hospitals in trying to justify their tax-exempt status.
New accting standard narrows what hospitals can report as bad debt & changes how hospitals report community benefits. IRS does not consider bad debt a community benefit but some hospitals still include it in charity care & Medicaid & Medicare shortfalls. https://t.co/9mhgH6r31v