Executive Summary

Michigan Nonprofit Hospitals Community Benefits Report (Fiscal Year 2017)

Voluntary Community Benefit Services and Programs

Community Benefit Citizens Served Gain or (Loss)*
Community Health Education 3,569,956 ($18,962,903)
Self Help 60,741 ($2,228,828)
Support Groups 64,798 ($1,762,138)
Health Screening 85,126 ($3,238,135)
Immunization 12,952 ($274,513)
Nonbilled/Reduced Fee Clinics 231,296 ($35,861,593)
All Other Healthcare Support Services 581,264 ($6,376,092)
Counseling 26,579 ($903,667)
Family Support Services 74,880 ($22,112,992)
Free or Discounted Prescriptions/Supplies to Patients 20,795 ($2,580,939)
In-Home Services 628 ($401,566)
Meals/Nutrition Services 1,981,459 ($1,634,476)
Transportation Services 121,381 ($4,716,818)
Total Community Health Improvement Services 6,831,855 ($101,054,658)

Other Voluntary Community Benefits

Community Benefit Citizens Served Gain or (Loss)*
Loss on Health Professions Education 104,111 ($487,443,687)
Loss on Research (community health and clinical) 483 ($76,028,618)
Financial and In-Kind Contributions 1,566,761 ($22,232,531)
Community Building Activities 2,477,813 ($10,691,416)
Community Benefit Operations 214 ($9,183,974)
Total Other Community Benefits 4,149,382 ($605,580,226)

Community Benefits Resulting from Unpaid Costs of Patient Care

Community Benefit Gain or (Loss)*
Medicaid Payment Shortfall ($955,885,743)
Financial Assistance at Cost ($131,311,284)
Bad Debt at Cost ($418,958,386)
Medicare Allowable Payment Shortfall ($541,059,781)
Other Means Tested Government Programs ($21,044,021)
Subsidized Health Services ($92,543,135)
Total Unpaid Costs of Patient Care ($2,160,802,349)

 

Total Community Benefits:  ($2,867,437,233) 

2019 Community Benefit Report

Data are based on responses to the 2018 MHA Community Benefit Survey regarding costs, which includes voluntarily submitted fiscal year 2017 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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