Financial Summary of Community Benefits/Charity Care

During fiscal year 2019, Crouse Health provided more than $32 million in charity care, bad debt expense and other uncompensated care to individuals and families in our 15-county region.

Total Charity Care

Charity care (non-reimbursed cost for providing free or discounted care to patients who cannot afford healthcare services)

    $3,655,730

Total Bad Debt

Bad debt expense (cost of services provided for which a patient’s bill is not rendered or for which a fee has been assessed that recovers only a portion of the cost of the service)

$7,281,744

Other Uncompensated Care

Medicaid subsidized healthcare services (difference between actual cost to deliver care and government reimbursement)

$21,449,392

Other government-sponsored healthcare services (difference between actual cost to deliver care and government reimbursement)

$1,570,847

Medicare at cost (cost of providing services to beneficiaries of the Medicare program in excess of government reimbursement)

$24,674,381