Federal Agency Guidance

Portion of Form 990 Schedule H Optional for Tax-Exempt Hospitals for Tax Year 2010

June 9, 2011 IRS Announcement 2011-37 making the entire Part V.B of Form 990 optional for the 2010 tax year to give hospitals more time to become familiar with the types of information the IRS will be collecting related to compliance with section 9007.

Affordable Care Act Funds to Help Create Healthier U.S. Communities

June 16, 2011 HHS press release on funding opportunities for national networks of community-based organizations.

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Health Care Reform Bulletins

IRS Gives Hospitals Relief From Parts of Form 990 Schedule H For 2010 Tax Year June 2011

The IRS is advising tax-exempt hospitals that completion of parts of Schedule H of the 2010 Form 990 will be optional for the 2010 tax year.