VHHA 2018 Community Benefit Annual Report

Virginia’s hospitals and health systems provided almost $3.25 billion in community benefit and other types of community support in the Commonwealth in 2016 according to the 2018 Community Benefit Annual Report by the Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association. The amount of community benefit provided by Virginia’s tax-exempt hospitals exceeded the value of the tax exemptions they receive by $642 million.

The data in this report are based on hospital costs, not charges, and includes acute-care and certain specialty hospitals in the state. “Community benefit” was defined using the Internal Revenue Service definition for Schedule H of Form 990. Please use the interactive tool below to learn more: