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    Community Benefit Financials

    CPMC’s quantifiable community benefit expenditures are outlined below. CPMC contributions to the community totaled $154.3 million in 2016.

    Community Benefit Expenses Grand Total
    (in thousands '000s)
    Service 2013 2014 2015 2016
    Services to the Poor and Underserved $124,080 $125,505 $129,811 $97,092
    Benefits to the Broader Community $43,291 $37,829 $40,668 $57,187
    Grand Total $167,371 $163,334 $170,479 $154,279

    Services for the Poor and Underserved

    Community Benefit Expenses for Services to the Poor and Underserved
    (in thousands '000s)
    Service 2013 2014 2015 2016
    Charity Care
    (including Healthy San Francisco)
    $24,294 $10,631 $8,760 $8,303
    Unpaid Costs of Medi-Cal
    (Medi-Cal shortfall )
    $89,533 $100,959 $101,679 $68,752
    Other Government-Sponsored Means-Tested Programs $0 $0 $5,199 $2,978
    Other Benefits for the Poor
    and Underserved
    $10,253 $13,915 $14,173 $17,059
    Total $124,080 $125,505 $129,811 $97,092
    • Traditional charity care: Charity care covers health care 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 health care 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)
    Service 2013 2014 2015 2016
    Non-Billed Services $255 $182 $2,500 $8,607
    Education and Research $42,651 $37,354 $37,866 $34,367
    Cash and In-Kind Donations $305 $213 $202 $14,180
    Other Community Benefits $80 $80 $100 $33
    Total $43,291 $37,829 $40,668 $57,187
    • 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 health care 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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