Actively Address Your Community's Health Needs
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 (ACA) requires tax-exempt hospitals to create a hospital Community Health Needs Assessment every three years expecting action plan progress documented within the annual 990 filing.
The most critical aspect of the CHNA is the linkage to a health system's strategic plan, and action plans with allocated resources, to address each community's medical and behavioral health care priorities.
DCCS Can Assist by Providing 3 Key Steps:
Assessing current CHNA action plan linkage to Strategic Plan