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.
Community-Building Activities
Includes activities focused on improving social conditions, such as homelessness and poverty.
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.
Community-Based Health Screenings
Includes free screenings for blood pressure, vascular disease, cholesterol, cancer, hearing and mental health.
Includes family counseling and tobacco / smoking cessation counseling.
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.
General Community Health Education
Includes AIDS / HIV education; mental health / depression education; fitness / exercise; prenatal / family planning; community presentations; and newsletters.
Free or Discounted Prescriptions and Supplies
Includes prescription drugs, hearing aids, wheelchairs, etc., for those who are unable to pay or are medically underserved.
Cost of Care Provided by Allegiance Health without Full Payment
Charity Care
Services provided for qualified patients who cannot afford to pay.
Bad Debt
Services provided without payment or at substantially less-than-standard charges.
Medicaid Subsidy
Shortfalls in Medicaid reimbursement for care to the poor and uninsured.
Medicare Subsidy
Shortfalls in Medicare reimbursement for care to the senior population.
Total 2013 Contributions to Community $104,985,935

Allegiance Health 2013

Licensed Beds
Includes psychiatry and substance abuse beds.
CareLink Beds
Long-term acute care.
Hospice Residence Beds20
Hospital Admissions
Includes psychiatry and substance abuse.
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


If you are a smoker, it’s important for you to understand that smoking slows recovery and increases the risk of problems. Several weeks prior to surgery, talk with your health care provider if you need help quitting.