Health Care Issues

Community Benefits

Community Health Needs Assessments (CHNA) - Please see the Tax Exemption page on our website.

Value of Benefits Provided by Illinois Hospitals to Their Communities (2017)

Illinois Community Benefits Act
The Illinois Community Benefits Act requires non-profit hospitals to annually file reports with the Illinois Attorney General. Non-profit hospitals that are exempt from filing are: Public; Rural (outside MSA); and, Small (100 beds or less).

Annual Report includes: mission statement; community benefit plan - community health care needs considered; amount and types of community benefits provided (report on 2-page form); charity policy; and, audited financial statements.

Annual Report should be filed within six months after close of hospital fiscal year. Send Report to:

Arlyn Torres
Charitable Trust Bureau
100 W. Randolph St., 11th Floor
Chicago, IL 60601-3175

Community Benefit Resources

IHA Contact

Sandy Kraiss