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Dallas-area hospitals defend tax-exempt status, executive pay

Dallas Morning News, February 17, 2009
North Texas' not-for-profit hospital systems defended their level of charity care and their million-dollar executive compensation packages following the release of a government report questioning the benefit of tax-exempt hospitals. The two-year study by the Internal Revenue Service underscores a longstanding debate among health policy economists on whether not-for-profit hospitals are worthy of their tax-exempt status.