The following Q&As and Community Benefit Categories and Definitions are two resources that can help you determine whether to report a program or activity as community benefit. If you still have questions after reviewing these resources submit them to CHA using the What Counts Email Hotline Submission Form.
- General Questions
Topic: Approach to Indirect Costs (2007)
Topic: Capital Costs (March 2019)
Topic: Changing Target Populations of Current Community Benefit Programs (June 2014)
Topic: Counting Persons Served (April 2009; Updated November 2015)
Topic: Expense of Grant Writing (September 2021)
Topic: IT Costs (October 2008)
Topic: Joint Ventures and For-Profit Entities
Topic: Lost Revenue (January 2008)
Topic: Reporting Programs with No Expenses (November 2015)
Topic: Reporting Restricted Grants (June 2014)
Topic: Reporting Telemedicine/Telehealth Programs and Activities (January 2015)
Topic: Splitting Costs between Community Benefit and Marketing (February 2008)
Topic: Timing of CHNA to be Reported on Schedule H (March 2018)
Please Take Note: The information provided above does not constitute legal or tax advice. The material is provided for informational/educational purposes only. Please consult with counsel regarding your organization's particular circumstances.