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The Boston Globe

Health & wellness

Massachusetts hospitals provided $622 million in community benefits in 2011

Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley’s office released a report on Thursday detailing the community benefits provided by hospitals.

In exchange for their tax-exempt status, non-profit hospitals are expected to pay for programs in their communities that improve residents’ health, and report their expenditures publicly.

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