Contributions to the Community

Financial Commitment

Every year, Allegiance Health makes a significant investment in our community by providing low-cost or cost-free services and education. These community benefit programs supplement our normal services and extend our mission as a not-for-profit health system to improve the health and wellness of all community members, regardless of their ability to pay.

Program or ServiceCommunity Members ServedContribution
Transportation Services
Includes transport between hospital and physician offices or patient homes, as well as emergency cash for those unable to pay for bus tokens or cab fare.
6,947$174,072
Community-Building Activities
Includes activities focused on improving social conditions, such as homelessness and poverty.
 $1,046,975
Health Care Support Services49,628$474,570
Community Support Groups
Includes group support for patients with asthma and chronic lung disease, grief, cancer, diabetes, stroke and organ transplants.
180$1,590
Community-Based Health Screenings
Includes free screenings for blood pressure, vascular disease, cholesterol, cancer, hearing and mental health.
1,219$18,882
Counseling
Includes family counseling and tobacco / smoking cessation counseling.
4,021$39,663
Meals / Nutrition Services800$19,872
Donations for the Community | Cash $1,494,455
Donations for the Community | Grants15,000$63,405
Donations for the Community | In-Kind1,612$156,109
Community Benefit Operations10,000$30,413
Community-Based Clinical Services
Includes contributions to support the medically underserved, through the Center for Family Health.
25,000$760,860
General Community Health Education
Includes AIDS / HIV education; mental health / depression education; fitness / exercise; prenatal / family planning; community presentations; and newsletters.
89,550$351,277
Free or Discounted Prescriptions and Supplies
Includes prescription drugs, hearing aids, wheelchairs, etc., for those who are unable to pay or are medically underserved.
 $45,193
Cost of Care Provided by Allegiance Health without Full Payment
Charity Care
Services provided for qualified patients who cannot afford to pay.
 $14,266,000
Bad Debt
Services provided without payment or at substantially less-than-standard charges.
 $42,733,028
Medicaid Subsidy
Shortfalls in Medicaid reimbursement for care to the poor and uninsured.
 $12,610,001
Medicare Subsidy
Shortfalls in Medicare reimbursement for care to the senior population.
 $30,699,570
Total 2013 Contributions to Community $104,985,935

Allegiance Health 2013

Licensed Beds
Includes psychiatry and substance abuse beds.
391
CareLink Beds
Long-term acute care.
64
Hospice Residence Beds20
Volunteers934
Hospital Admissions
Includes psychiatry and substance abuse.
17,973
CareLink Admissions476
Hospice Residence + In-Home Admissions523
Home Care Admissions3,194
Annual Payroll$191,426,878
City Withholding Taxes$1,047,659
Property Taxes$612,529
Operating Costs$427,596,104

 

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