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Community Health Needs Assessment




Effective 2010, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (the “Affordable Care Act”) requires hospitals such as the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab (formerly the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago) to conduct a Community Health Needs Assessment (“CHNA” or “Assessment”) every three years.

In addition, each hospital is to develop an Implementation Strategy (“Strategy”) to meet the significant community health needs identified through the CHNA, taking into account input from persons who represent the broad interests of the community served by the hospital facility.

Annual Hospital Community Benefits Plan Report


The Annual Hospital Community Benefits Plan Report is public information, has been filed with the Illinois Attorney General and is available to the public on request from the Illinois Attorney General.

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