Hospital charity care policies before vs after onset of Covid

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About The Study: The findings of this study suggest that tax-exempt hospitals appear to have updated their charity care policies with mostly positive changes during the COVID-19 pandemic. However, restrictions in charity care and unclear eligibility criteria are common and deserve regulatory attention.

Authors: Christopher Goodman, M.D., of the University of South Carolina School of Medicine in Columbia, is the corresponding author.

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