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    Community Benefit Financials

    CPMC’s quantifiable community benefit expenditures are outlined below. CPMC contributions to the community totaled $154.6 million in 2017.

    Community Benefit Expenses Grand Total
    (in thousands '000s)
    Service2014201520162017
    Services to the Poor and Underserved$125,505$129,811$97,092$103,926
    Benefits to the Broader Community$37,829$40,668$57,187$50,687
    Grand Total$163,334$170,479$154,279$154,613

    Services for the Poor and Underserved

    Community Benefit Expenses for Services to the Poor and Underserved
    (in thousands '000s)
    Service2014201520162017
    Charity Care
    (including Healthy San Francisco)
    $10,631$8,760$8,303$8,431
    Unpaid Costs of Medi-Cal
    (Medi-Cal shortfall )
    $100,959$101,679$68,752$76,148
    Other Government-Sponsored Means-Tested Programs$0$5,199$2,978$2,719
    Other Benefits for the Poor
    and Underserved
    $13,915$14,173$17,059$16,628
    Total$125,505$129,811$97,092$103,926
    • Traditional charity care: Charity care covers healthcare services provided to persons who meet categorical and financial criteria inhibiting them from affording the care provided.
    • Unpaid costs of Medi-Cal: The Medi-Cal shortfall is the difference between reimbursement from Medi-Cal and the cost of providing the services.
    • Other Benefits for the Poor and Underserved: Benefits provided to persons who cannot afford healthcare because of inadequate resources and are uninsured or underinsured, and cash donations to community partners for services to the underserved.

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    Benefits for the Broader Community

    Community Benefit Expenses for Benefits to the Broader Community
    (in thousands '000s)
    Service2014201520162017
    Non-Billed Services$182$2,500$8,607$6,021
    Education and Research$37,354$37,866$34,367$37,338
    Cash and In-Kind Donations$213$202$14,180$7,265
    Other Community Benefits$80$100$33$63
    Total$37,829$40,668$57,187$50,687
    • Non-Billed Services: Health screenings and other health-related services, support groups, and community health education seminars and classes.
    • Education and Research: The cost of training healthcare professionals and performing medical research.
    • Cash and In-Kind Donations: Contributions CPMC makes to community agencies to fund charitable activities for the broader community.
    • Other Community Benefits: The costs associated with community-building activities, community benefit program administration, and community health needs assessment.

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