In fiscal year 2017, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center provided a total community benefit of $452.5 million. The numbers at a glance:
Charitable Patient Care | $221 million
Free or discounted services for those unable to pay and Medicaid shortfall.
Research | $167 million
Laboratory science and applied research costs that are supported by internal or eligible grant funding.
Subsidized Health Services | $4.8 million
Clinical services operated at a financial loss, including mental health and primary care.
Community Outreach | $8.4 million
Programs that provide services or support directly to the community or to nonprofit organizations with similar missions of service, including health education, injury prevention and wellness initiatives.
Health Professionals Education | $51.3 million
Cost of providing education to prospective physicians and healthcare professionals, less federal support of our graduate medical education program.