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  • Law and the Public's Health - (Public Health Reports)  - 01-JUN-2016    Details

    This article discusses the IRS regulations for nonprofit hospitals seeking tax exemption. It examines the estimates of hospital community benefit spending, and analyzes the value of hospitals working with community partners to address the social determinants of health, and how hospitals' participation in medical-legal partnerships can address those needs.

  • Overview of Medicaid Per Capita Cap Proposals - (Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF) US)  - 23-JUN-2016    Details

    A new issue brief examines a proposal to convert federal Medicaid financing from an open-ended entitlement to a per capita allotment or a block grant (based on a state choice), part of a larger package designed to replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and reduce federal spending for health care.

  • Social determinants of health - 23-JUN-2016    Details

    A multimedia series from The Nation's Health/APHA that addresses disparities arising from where people live, learn, work, and age.

  • v - (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC))  - 13-JUN-2016    Details

    2015 results have been released.