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Posted by: | Posted on: June 27, 2014

Join us in St. Louis this Fall for Community Benefit 101!

Each year Catholic Health Association offers a day and a half seminar to teach community benefit professionals everything they need to know about the basics of community benefit reporting.

If you’re new to the field and can only attend one conference this year, make it Community Benefit 101.  You won’t be disappointed.  For additional information and learning objectives visit CHA’s website

Lyon Software will be there…will you?

Posted by: | Posted on: October 7, 2013

Making Your Job Easier: Using Filters to Navigate the Program Browse Box

One of the great things about CBISA is its flexibility. We have suggested how to use the software, but it’s really up to you, the user. Read More …

Posted by: | Posted on: November 28, 2012

As promised, the new 2012 version of the Guide is now available! From the CHA website…

“The 2012 edition of CHA’s A Guide for Planning and Reporting Community Benefit has been updated to include guidance on meeting new federal requirements for tax-exempt hospitals to conduct community health needs assessments and adopt implementation strategies to meet identified needs. The new edition also includes updated guidelines for reporting information on the IRS Form 990, Schedule H for Hospitals as well as valuable new information from community benefit and public health professionals about leading practices in community health improvement.”


To order the Guide, visit CHA’s website.

Posted by: | Posted on: August 9, 2012

Community Benefit 101: The Nuts and Bolts of Planning and Reporting Community Benefit


Planning and reporting community benefit are key functions of Catholic-sponsored and other not-for-profit health care organizations. The Catholic Health Association, the leader in the community benefit field for 20 years, offers a one-and-a-half day seminar for new community benefit professionals that covers the basics of community benefit programming.


At this event, participants will learn:

  • How community benefit demonstrates the organizational mission.
  • The latest news on tax exemption/community benefit issues at the federal and state levels.
  • Steps for developing and implementing community benefit programs.
  • Policies needed to support community benefit programs.
  • What counts and doesn’t count as community benefit.
  • Community benefit accounting principles.
  • How best to tell the community benefit story.
  • How to get started.

All participants will receive a copy of CHA’s A Guide for Planning and Reporting Community Benefit, 2008 Edition.


For more information, Please Click Here.