Financial Summary of Community Benefits/Charity Care

During fiscal year 2016, Crouse Hospital provided more than $64 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)

    $4,478,432

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)

$11,245,941

Other Uncompensated Care

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

$28,298,211

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

$3,818,178

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

$15,629,277

 

Other Uncompensated Care

Medicaid subsidized healthcare services (difference between actual cost to deliver care and government reimbursement)
$29,414,943
Other government-sponsored healthcare services (difference between actual cost to deliver care and government reimbursement)
$4,672,416
Medicare at cost (cost of providing services to beneficiaries of the Medicare program in excess of government reimbursement)
$18,213,032