Executive Summary

Michigan Nonprofit Hospitals Community Benefits Report (Fiscal Year 2015)

Voluntary Community Benefit Services and Programs

  Citizens Served Gain or (Loss)*
Community Health Education 5,377,605 ($18,896,986)
Self Help 70,023 ($2,876,698)
Support Groups 152,152 ($1,699,370)
Health Screening 85,691 ($3,214,117)
Immunization 11,290 ($197,603)
Nonbilled/Reduced-fee Clinics 226,537 ($52,751,035)
All Other Healthcare Support Services 433,580 ($13,261,671)
Counseling 43,992 ($1,495,533)
Family Support Services 120,609 ($21,112,429)
Free or Discounted Prescriptions/Supplies to Patients 21,608 ($2,468,295)
In-home Services 1,017 ($322,000)
Meals/Nutrition Services 67,638 ($1,414,154)
Transportation Services 111,869 ($3,498,164)
Total Community Health Improvement Services 6,723,611 ($123,208,054)

Other Voluntary Community Benefits

  Citizens Served Gain or (Loss)*
Loss on Health Professions Education 1,098,568 ($474,010,706)
Loss on Research (community health and clinical) 2,705 ($179,021,183)
Financial and In-kind Contributions 2,853,950 ($21,926,132)
Community Building Activities 2,219,542 ($11,626,621)
Community Benefit Operations 493,101 ($8,331,306)
Total Other Community Benefits 6,667,866 ($694,915,948)

Community Benefits Resulting from Unpaid Costs of Patient Care

  Gain or (Loss)*
Medicaid Payment Shortfall ($776,917,709)
Financial Assistance at Cost ($165,398,932)
Bad Debt at Cost ($425,006,791)
Medicare Allowable Payment Shortfall ($262,476,937)
Other Means-tested Government Programs ($48,209,453)
Subsidized Health Services ($64,844,668)
Total Unpaid Costs of Patient Care ($1,742,854,491)

Total Community Benefits:  ($2,560,978,492) 

2017 Community Benefit Report

Data are based on responses to the 2016 MHA Community Benefit Survey regarding costs, which includes voluntarily submitted fiscal year 2015 information from 128 Michigan hospitals. When comparing data from year to year, please note that the organizations in each annual cohort may not be the same.

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