New Rules and Community Health Imperatives for Tax-Exempt Hospitals

Examine the senior leader’s role in community benefit accountability

Realize the role executive leaders, board members and others have in ensuring that new Affordable Care Act requirements are met, community benefit reports are complete and accurate, and that the community benefit program is structured, planned and administrated for maximum community impact.

  • Describe the new federal rules for tax-exempt hospitals and develop a plan for complying with the added requirements
  • Clarify IRS reporting conditions and how to answer 990 Schedule H questions completely and accurately using professionally recognized reporting standards
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You'll also learn:

  • Identify the CEO’s and board’s responsibilities for ensuring an effective community benefit program that addresses significant community health needs
  • Discuss public policy issues that are driving the need to be more accountable and transparent about community health needs assessment, financial assistance and community benefit
  • Recognize how to separate charity care from bad debt, and hear about required and best practices in financial assistance, billing and collections

Presented by: Julie A. Trocchio and Keith Hearle

Join seminar leaders Julie A. Trocchio, senior director of community benefit and continuing care, Catholic Health Association, and Keith Hearle, president, Verité Healthcare Consulting LLC, as you learn how to report community benefit information using IRS instructions and the Catholic Health Association’s guidelines for planning and reporting community benefit.

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Seminar Offered in Lengths of:
12-Hour (2-Day)

Who Should Attend
Hospital and health system CEOs, clinical leaders and other seniorlevel executives involved in community or public relations, finance, operations and members of planning and strategic committees.
Continuing Education Credit

ACHE Face-to-Face Education credits assigned to this seminar are commensurate to the length of the seminar in hours.

In addition to the ACHE Face-to-Face Education credits assigned to this seminar, ACHE is accredited by other organizations to provide continuing education credit.

  • National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA)
  • National Association of Boards of Examiners of Long Term Care Administrators (NAB): A $135 fee will be applied and sponsor must notify the On-Location coordinator of request prior to Letter of Agreements being signed.
  • Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME): A lengthy application process is required involving an extensive needs assessment to be undertaken by the sponsoring organization. In addition, all promotional communication must be approved for ACCME accreditation by ACHE. Sponsor must notify the On-Location coordinator of request prior to Letter of Agreements being signed.