What Counts as Community Benefit? The Basics and Special Considerations for COVID-19

Does it count as community benefit? What are the guiding principles for reporting (and not reporting) community benefit programs? What are some reporting considerations during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Presenters Trina Hackensmith of Lyon Software and Julie Trocchio of the Catholic Health Association will review the basic guidelines from the IRS Form 990, Schedule H, Instructions and from CHA's Guide for Planning and Reporting Community Benefit that can help answer these questions. They will also review the categories of community benefit and what should and should not be reported in each, and discuss reporting considerations for community benefit during COVID-19 pandemic.