Warning: error_handler(): It is not safe to rely on the system's timezone settings. You are *required* to use the date.timezone setting or the date_default_timezone_set() function. In case you used any of those methods and you are still getting this warning, you most likely misspelled the timezone identifier. We selected the timezone 'UTC' for now, but please set date.timezone to select your timezone. in /home/cacefind/public_html/includes/common.inc on line 558

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Warning: error_handler(): It is not safe to rely on the system's timezone settings. You are *required* to use the date.timezone setting or the date_default_timezone_set() function. In case you used any of those methods and you are still getting this warning, you most likely misspelled the timezone identifier. We selected the timezone 'UTC' for now, but please set date.timezone to select your timezone. in /home/cacefind/public_html/includes/common.inc on line 565

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Warning: init_theme(): It is not safe to rely on the system's timezone settings. You are *required* to use the date.timezone setting or the date_default_timezone_set() function. In case you used any of those methods and you are still getting this warning, you most likely misspelled the timezone identifier. We selected the timezone 'UTC' for now, but please set date.timezone to select your timezone. in /home/cacefind/public_html/includes/theme.inc on line 45

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Warning: error_handler(): It is not safe to rely on the system's timezone settings. You are *required* to use the date.timezone setting or the date_default_timezone_set() function. In case you used any of those methods and you are still getting this warning, you most likely misspelled the timezone identifier. We selected the timezone 'UTC' for now, but please set date.timezone to select your timezone. in /home/cacefind/public_html/includes/common.inc on line 558

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Warning: error_handler(): It is not safe to rely on the system's timezone settings. You are *required* to use the date.timezone setting or the date_default_timezone_set() function. In case you used any of those methods and you are still getting this warning, you most likely misspelled the timezone identifier. We selected the timezone 'UTC' for now, but please set date.timezone to select your timezone. in /home/cacefind/public_html/includes/common.inc on line 565

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Warning: error_handler(): It is not safe to rely on the system's timezone settings. You are *required* to use the date.timezone setting or the date_default_timezone_set() function. In case you used any of those methods and you are still getting this warning, you most likely misspelled the timezone identifier. We selected the timezone 'UTC' for now, but please set date.timezone to select your timezone. in /home/cacefind/public_html/includes/common.inc on line 558

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Warning: error_handler(): It is not safe to rely on the system's timezone settings. You are *required* to use the date.timezone setting or the date_default_timezone_set() function. In case you used any of those methods and you are still getting this warning, you most likely misspelled the timezone identifier. We selected the timezone 'UTC' for now, but please set date.timezone to select your timezone. in /home/cacefind/public_html/includes/common.inc on line 565

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Warning: error_handler(): It is not safe to rely on the system's timezone settings. You are *required* to use the date.timezone setting or the date_default_timezone_set() function. In case you used any of those methods and you are still getting this warning, you most likely misspelled the timezone identifier. We selected the timezone 'UTC' for now, but please set date.timezone to select your timezone. in /home/cacefind/public_html/includes/common.inc on line 558

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Warning: error_handler(): It is not safe to rely on the system's timezone settings. You are *required* to use the date.timezone setting or the date_default_timezone_set() function. In case you used any of those methods and you are still getting this warning, you most likely misspelled the timezone identifier. We selected the timezone 'UTC' for now, but please set date.timezone to select your timezone. in /home/cacefind/public_html/includes/common.inc on line 565

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Warning: error_handler(): It is not safe to rely on the system's timezone settings. You are *required* to use the date.timezone setting or the date_default_timezone_set() function. In case you used any of those methods and you are still getting this warning, you most likely misspelled the timezone identifier. We selected the timezone 'UTC' for now, but please set date.timezone to select your timezone. in /home/cacefind/public_html/includes/common.inc on line 558

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Warning: error_handler(): It is not safe to rely on the system's timezone settings. You are *required* to use the date.timezone setting or the date_default_timezone_set() function. In case you used any of those methods and you are still getting this warning, you most likely misspelled the timezone identifier. We selected the timezone 'UTC' for now, but please set date.timezone to select your timezone. in /home/cacefind/public_html/includes/common.inc on line 565

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Warning: error_handler(): It is not safe to rely on the system's timezone settings. You are *required* to use the date.timezone setting or the date_default_timezone_set() function. In case you used any of those methods and you are still getting this warning, you most likely misspelled the timezone identifier. We selected the timezone 'UTC' for now, but please set date.timezone to select your timezone. in /home/cacefind/public_html/includes/common.inc on line 558

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Warning: error_handler(): It is not safe to rely on the system's timezone settings. You are *required* to use the date.timezone setting or the date_default_timezone_set() function. In case you used any of those methods and you are still getting this warning, you most likely misspelled the timezone identifier. We selected the timezone 'UTC' for now, but please set date.timezone to select your timezone. in /home/cacefind/public_html/includes/common.inc on line 565

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Warning: error_handler(): It is not safe to rely on the system's timezone settings. You are *required* to use the date.timezone setting or the date_default_timezone_set() function. In case you used any of those methods and you are still getting this warning, you most likely misspelled the timezone identifier. We selected the timezone 'UTC' for now, but please set date.timezone to select your timezone. in /home/cacefind/public_html/includes/common.inc on line 558

Notice: Undefined offset: 8192 in /home/cacefind/public_html/includes/common.inc on line 558

Warning: error_handler(): It is not safe to rely on the system's timezone settings. You are *required* to use the date.timezone setting or the date_default_timezone_set() function. In case you used any of those methods and you are still getting this warning, you most likely misspelled the timezone identifier. We selected the timezone 'UTC' for now, but please set date.timezone to select your timezone. in /home/cacefind/public_html/includes/common.inc on line 565

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Warning: error_handler(): It is not safe to rely on the system's timezone settings. You are *required* to use the date.timezone setting or the date_default_timezone_set() function. In case you used any of those methods and you are still getting this warning, you most likely misspelled the timezone identifier. We selected the timezone 'UTC' for now, but please set date.timezone to select your timezone. in /home/cacefind/public_html/includes/common.inc on line 558

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Warning: error_handler(): It is not safe to rely on the system's timezone settings. You are *required* to use the date.timezone setting or the date_default_timezone_set() function. In case you used any of those methods and you are still getting this warning, you most likely misspelled the timezone identifier. We selected the timezone 'UTC' for now, but please set date.timezone to select your timezone. in /home/cacefind/public_html/includes/common.inc on line 565

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Warning: error_handler(): It is not safe to rely on the system's timezone settings. You are *required* to use the date.timezone setting or the date_default_timezone_set() function. In case you used any of those methods and you are still getting this warning, you most likely misspelled the timezone identifier. We selected the timezone 'UTC' for now, but please set date.timezone to select your timezone. in /home/cacefind/public_html/includes/common.inc on line 558

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Warning: error_handler(): It is not safe to rely on the system's timezone settings. You are *required* to use the date.timezone setting or the date_default_timezone_set() function. In case you used any of those methods and you are still getting this warning, you most likely misspelled the timezone identifier. We selected the timezone 'UTC' for now, but please set date.timezone to select your timezone. in /home/cacefind/public_html/includes/common.inc on line 565

Notice: Undefined offset: 8192 in /home/cacefind/public_html/includes/common.inc on line 565

Warning: error_handler(): It is not safe to rely on the system's timezone settings. You are *required* to use the date.timezone setting or the date_default_timezone_set() function. In case you used any of those methods and you are still getting this warning, you most likely misspelled the timezone identifier. We selected the timezone 'UTC' for now, but please set date.timezone to select your timezone. in /home/cacefind/public_html/includes/common.inc on line 558

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Warning: error_handler(): It is not safe to rely on the system's timezone settings. You are *required* to use the date.timezone setting or the date_default_timezone_set() function. In case you used any of those methods and you are still getting this warning, you most likely misspelled the timezone identifier. We selected the timezone 'UTC' for now, but please set date.timezone to select your timezone. in /home/cacefind/public_html/includes/common.inc on line 565

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Health Care | Citizens Action Coalition Education Fund

Health Care

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Working to ensure the future of home health care in Indiana and to create a future in which all Hoosiers have access to affordable health care. Below are the health care related articles on this site.

 

 

HAP Nonprofit Hospitals' Financial Assistance Programs: A How to Guide

The Hospital Accountability Project is making available the Non-Profit Hospitals' Financial Assistance Programs: A How-to-Guide. This includes important information on each hospital's financial assistance policy including applications, guidelines, and eligibility requirements, as well as information on state and federal law regarding non-profit hospitals' charitable giving. You can download individual pages or download the entire guide in zip form.

HAP Report - The Medical Debt Crisis in Indianapolis: A Closer Look

Executive Summary

The Citizens Action Coalition Education Fund (CACEF) and Indiana Legal Services (ILS) began work on the Hospital Accountability Project (HAP) in 2008 to focus on the issue of medical debt within Marion County. The goal of the project is to ensure that the four Marion County nonprofit hospitals earn the tax breaks they receive by providing an adequate amount of free and/or reduced cost care, often referred to as charity care, to uninsured and underinsured citizens.

HAP Report: The Medical Crisis in Indianapolis

Excerpt from the Executive Summary:

The Hospital Accountability Project is working to ensure that nonprofit hospitals in Indianapolis earn the tax breaks they receive by providing an adequate amount of charity care to underinsured and uninsured citizens. This report is the first in a series and examines the impact of hospital debt on individuals and families in Indianapolis and provides an overview of Federal and State statute related to charity care and community benefits.

Hospital Accountability Project (HAP) Archives

Click here for the HAP Nonprofit Hospitals' Financial Assistance Programs: A How-to-Guide


About Hospital Accountability Project

Citizens Action Coalition Education Fund (CACEF) and Indiana Legal Services, (ILS) worked on the Hospital Accountability Project (HAP) in Marion County. The project’s goal was to ensure that non-profit hospitals in Indiana earn the tax breaks they receive by providing an adequate amount of financial assistance/charity care to underinsured and uninsured citizens. This program has now ended, but you can read the 2013 final survey findings report and the HAP Nonprofit Hospitals' Financial Assistance Programs: A How-to-Guide, an overarching view of current issues and assistance programs and suggestions for creating better ones.

HAP focused on Marion County non-profit hospitals: IU Health, St. Francis Hospital, Community Hospitals of Indianapolis, and St. Vincent Hospital Indianapolis.

HAP looked for individuals and families in Marion County who have been affected by hospital debt to participate in this project.

Hospital Accountability Project (HAP) Luncheon

10/18/2012 - 11:30am
10/18/2012 - 1:30pm
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Non-profit hospitals are required to provide financial assistance to uninsured patients and those in need. The problem is, not enough people know that help is available.

You can help change that!

Join us for lunch and learn how to help your clients or members access these important programs.

Hospital Accountability Project Survey Findings 2012-2013

Introduction

Thank you!

We appreciate your time and involvement!

To go back to the main Hospital Accountability Project page, click here!

To go the the CACEF home page, click here!