CHS Community Benefit

Costs of financial assistance to uninsured patients$220M

Costs of discounts extended to uninsured patients$41M

Bad debt costs by patients who do not pay for services:$168M

Losses incurred by serving Medicare patients:$343M

Losses incurred by serving Medicaid patients:$115M

Services that meet a strong community need but do not
pay for themselves and would typically be cut based on
financial considerations alone:  $25M

Costs of medical education and research; plus costs
of non-billed medical services, and cash in-kind
contributions by CHS to local nonprofits and charities:$110M

 

The total value of uncompensated care and other community benefits provided by CHS facilities during 2010 was $1.022 billion.