Community Benefit

In 2010, the Sisters of Charity Health System provided $54.7 million in community benefit (including uncompensated care) through five acute-care Catholic hospitals, three grantmaking foundations, two eldercare facilities and numerous community outreach organizations.

Of the $54.7 million provided in community benefit, $45 million was total uncompensated care, which consisted of $22 million in the charity care at cost and $23 million in the unpaid cost of Medicaid; with $9.7 million in other outreach and health services offered to the community (based upon the Catholic Health Association model).  Not included in the community benefit calculation, but significant:  the system experienced $58.2 million in bad debt in 2010. 

Blog Posts From

National Prescription Drug Take Back Day is Saturday, April 27

Too often, unused prescription drugs find their way into the wrong hands. That's dangerous and often tragic. The National Prescription Drug Take Back Day April 27 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. aims to provide a safe, convenient and responsible means of disposing of prescription drugs, while also educating the general public about the potential for abuse of medications.[More]

tags: Sisters of Charity Health System

Prayer for today - a reflection for Easter

On behalf of the Catholic Health Association of the United States, we are pleased to share a reflection for Easter.[More]

tags: Prayers, Sisters of Charity Health System, Catholic Health Association

Rejoice in the miracle of Easter and the many blessings of God’s love

May you rejoice in the miracle of Easter and the many blessings of God’s love. Together with our health, grantmaking and outreach ministries, we carry forward the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine’s enduring legacy of responsive ministry, creative stewardship and an ongoing quest for social justice. We are grateful for your support and friendship, today and always.[More]

tags: Sisters of Charity Health System, Prayers

Prayer for today – a reflection for Holy Week

On behalf of the Catholic Health Association of the United States, we are pleased to share a reflection for Holy Week.[More]

tags: Sisters of Charity Health System, Catholic Health Association

Prayer for today – a reflection for the fifth week of Lent

On behalf of the Catholic Health Association of the United States, we are pleased to share a reflection for the fifth week of Lent.[More]

tags: Sisters of Charity Health System, Catholic Health Association