Seven of the 10 most profitable U.S. hospitals are nonprofits, according to new research, including one in Urbana, Illinois, where hospital tax exemptions are headed for a contentious court battle that soon could determine whether medical facilities are paying their fair share of taxes.
Last month, the FDA issued guidelines for preventing the contraction and spread of the Zika virus throughout the country. Hospitals and health systems across New Jersey are now doing their part to comply with the new regulations.
More than a dozen New Jersey towns have filed lawsuits against nonprofit hospitals seeking property tax payments, but on Friday, Gov. Chris Christie proposed a two-year freeze on payments while a commission studies the issue.
At least 250 people, mostly in the U.S., were sickened with life-threatening "superbug" infections linked to contaminated medical scopes in the past three years -- more than previously estimated by federal regulators, according to a new Senate committee report released Wednesday.
In a shift for nonprofit hospitals that have been exempt from paying property taxes, New Jersey's largest hospital association says its members are willing to make payments in lieu of taxes to the towns they operate in.