Charity Care and Uncompensated Care Activities of Tax-exempt CAHs

June 2015
Author: 
Flex Monitoring Team (FMT)

This policy brief compares critical access hospitals (CAHs) with non-CAHs in terms of their activities and policies regarding charity care, bad debt, billing and collection. The policy brief also discusses the implications of these policies and identifies opportunities for state Flex Programs to help CAHs manage charity care and bad debt.