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Boston hospital's accounting is under fire by a union

New York Times, February 20, 2008
The 1.9-million-member Service Employees International trying to force nonprofit groups like hospitals to comply with standards of governing similar to those that federal law requires of private companies. In particular, the union argues that Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston violated those standards by including its losses from bad debts in its tally of the charity care it provides.