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Anchor Institutions: How Hospitals Can Hold Local Economies Down and the Case for Reforming Community Benefit
The hospital industry represents nearly $1 in $3 dollars spent on healthcare, largely tax-exempt. Community Benefit policy enables this exemption but does little to elevate social determinants of health or improve community health outcomes.
For working families, benefits can bridge the gap between their earnings and the amount of money they need to make ends meet. In Ohio, someone working 40 hours per week for 52 weeks per year at minimum wage would earn less than the federal poverty level (FPL) for a family of three. Learn more here.
The best way to measure population health is by assessing a community’s infant and maternal health outcomes. Learn how Ohio’s state budget plans to do that here.
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