The Mount Sinai Health System

| September 28, 2016

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This implementation strategy describes how Mount Sinai Hospital plans to address significant community health needs from 2014 to 2016. These needs were identified in the 2013 Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA), published and made widely available to the public in December 2013. The 2013 CHNA and this implementation strategy were undertaken to understand and address community health needs, and in accordance with proposed Internal Revenue Service (IRS) regulations pursuant to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010.

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