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Charity care provided by nonprofit hospitals

JAMA Internal Medicine

What The Study Did: Researchers looked at the net income of nonprofit hospitals in the U.S. and examined how their financial status was associated with the level of charity care they provided in 2017 for uninsured and insured patients.

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Authors: Ge Bai, Ph.D., C.P.A., of the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School in Baltimore, is the corresponding author.

(doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2019.7415)

Editor's Note: The article includes conflict of interest and funding/support disclosures. Please see the articles for additional information, including other authors, author contributions and affiliations, conflicts of interest and financial disclosures, and funding and support.

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