Community Benefit

Community Benefit

One of the largest parts of community benefit is the cost of care provided by Henry Ford Allegiance Health to those who are underinsured or uninsured. Free and low-cost services that meet community health needs are another component of community benefit.

In 2019, Henry Ford Allegiance Health invested $104,221,379 in community benefit programs and services.

Examples of services Henry Ford Allegiance Health provides free to community members:

  • Health screenings and health fairs
  • Counseling and support to quit smoking
  • Grief counseling for adults, children and teens
  • Support and counseling for parents experiencing infant loss
  • Education and support for patients with diabetes, COPD and other chronic illnesses
  • Education and support for new parents
  • Transportation to hospital and physician visits
  • Meal delivery and nutrition education
  • Help with prescription costs, hearing aids, wheelchairs and other medical needs

Supporting Your Community

If you’d like to invest in your community, make a donation to the Henry Ford Allegiance Health Foundation.

2019 Operating Costs  

 

2019 Operating Costs

$685,981,245

Overall Operating Costs

$1,367,532

City Payroll Taxes

$454,192

Property Taxes

$269,058,856

Annual Payroll

Beds and Admission  

 

Beds & Admissions

19,144

Hospital Admissions

2,301

Home Care Admissions

302

Hospice Residence + In-Home Admissions

148

Specialty Hospital Admissions

524

Volunteers

391

Licensed Beds

20

Hospice Residence Beds

64

Specialty Hospital Beds

COMMUNITY PROGRAMS & SERVICES  

 

Community Programs & Services

$104,221,379

Total Investments in 2019

Cost of Care without Full Payment  

 

Cost of Care Provided by Henry Ford Allegiance Health Without Full Payment

$6,964,933

Charity Care

Services provided for qualified patients who cannot afford to pay

$4,623,646

Bad Debt

Services provided without payment or at substantially less-than-standard charges

$43,717,587

Medicaid Subsidy

Costs exceed Medicaid reimbursement for care provided

$36,649,461

Medicare Subsidy

Costs exceed Medicare reimbursement for care provided

   

 

Health Care Support Services

Includes support for patients with needs related to asthma, chronic lung disease, organ transplants, diabetes, cancer, stroke, grief and loss, family counseling, smoking/tobacco cessation, meal delivery and nutrition education, prescription drugs, hearing aids, wheelchairs, free supplies for those who are unable to pay or are medically underserved, transport between the hospital and physician offices or patient homes, and emergency cash for those unable to pay for bus tokens or cab fare

$103,239

Contribution

101,067

People Served

Contributions to the Community  

 

Contributions to the Community

$334,637

Cash

4,755

People Served

$155,182

In-Kind

Community Health Education  

 

Community Health Education

Includes education related to AIDS/HIV, behavioral health, depression, fitness and exercise, family planning and prenatal health; community presentations; support groups; and newsletters

$443,548

Contribution

15,937

People Served

Community Based Clinical Services  

 

Community Based Clinical Services

Includes free screenings for blood pressure, vascular disease, cholesterol, cancer, hearing and behavioral health, and contributions to support the medically underserved through the Center for Family Health

$424,470

Contribution

1,138

People Served

Community Building Activities  

 

Community Building Activities

Includes activities focused on improving social conditions, such as poverty and homelessness

$25,920

Contribution

Health Professions Education  

 

Health Professions Education

Education and teaching activities, including medical, nursing and allied-health disciplines

$10,778,756

Contribution

604

People Served