Sanders Issues Non-Profit Oversight Recs As AHA Touts Charity Care Efforts

By Bridget Early / October 12, 2023 at 1:53 PM
Senate health committee Chair Bernie Sanders (I-VT) on Tuesday (Oct. 10) recommended Congress and the IRS take several steps to crack down on non-profit hospitals’ charity care practices after a new committee report indicated several of the largest tax-exempt hospital systems are only putting a fraction of their revenues back into charity care. But the American Hospital Association and America’s Essential Hospitals each pushed back in their own reports, raising questions about how Congress will handle transparency and oversight for...

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