Wednesday, September 19, 2012

New Requirements for Non-Profit Status of Hospitals


More IRS and HHS chicanery:

A little known tax provision listed in Obama Care adds additional mandates on all non-profit hospitals in order for them to maintain their non-profit status.  If all new requirements are not met, hospitals may lose their non-profit status and be fined $50,000 annually. 

The new mandatory requirements read right out of a community organizer's handbook.  Any non-profit hospital must meet the following new requirements or lose non-profit status and face a $50,000 fine annually:


The citizens’ community’ will decide the following:

1. Meet the community health needs of all citizens

a. Health needs will be determined by persons who represent the broad interests of the community served by the hospital

2. Meet the financial assistance policy requirements which include:

a. Eligibility requirements and whether service includes free or discounted care

b. Must show how the hospital came up with the prices for care

3. Must impose price controls so to charge the same for all people whether patients have insurance or not

4. Must provide audited financial statements to show how the hospital spent their money servicing the community healthcare needs

a. If not all needs are being addressed then why not and what is being done to address the needs

The trick to these new regulations is that they are ambiguous.  There are no specific guidelines thus; someone (federal bureaucrats) will need to decide pricing, financial assistance guidelines and how the hospitals get paid. What this tax provision does in the real world is give the government and the Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sibelius dictatorial control of over 50 percent of all hospitals in the United States.  Their oversight and mandates will impose price controls and force hospitals to provide regular care to everyone regardless of insurance or ability to pay. 

Through new ambiguous regulations hidden within laws and with the largest set of tax provisions in the last 20 years, the IRS and HHS are now in financial control over a majority of U.S. hospitals and the healthcare industry.

Please ensure all your friends and family know the truth. Please forward this email and get the word out.  November 6th is election D-Day.

The Team at Generation America


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