Terms Used In Indiana Code 16-21-9-1

  • government sponsored indigent health care: means the unreimbursed cost to a hospital of Medicare, providing health care services to recipients of Medicaid, and other federal, state, or local indigent health care programs, eligibility for which is based on financial need. See Indiana Code 16-21-9-2
Sec. 1. As used in this chapter, “community benefits” means the unreimbursed cost to a hospital of providing charity care, government sponsored indigent health care, donations, education, government sponsored program services, research, and subsidized health services. The term does not include the cost to the hospital of paying any taxes or other governmental assessments. As added by P.L.94-1994, SEC.17.