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To the Editor The article “Compensation of Chief Executive Officers at Nonprofit US Hospitals” by Joynt et al1 is an important contribution to our understanding of how health care dollars are used. The authors found that median charity care and other community benefits comprised no more than 1.6% of hospital expenditures.1
Kornfeld DS. What Is a “Nonprofit” Hospital?. JAMA Intern Med. 2014;174(8):1412. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2014.807