In the news: Tax breaks for non-profit hospitals

Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Professor John Colombo is quoted in a New York Times article on tax breaks for non-profit hospital: "The standard nonprofit hospital doesn’t act like a charity any more than Microsoft does — they also give some stuff away for free. Hospitals’ primary purpose is to deliver high quality health care for a fee, and they’re good at that. But don’t try to tell me that’s charity. They price like a business. They make acquisitions like a business. They are businesses.”

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