The programs described in this report reflect the community benefit provided by Texas Children’s Hospital in 2012. Totaling more than $179 million, the specific areas of support include:
Financial Assistance and Means-Tested Government ProgramsCharity care at cost, the unreimbursed cost of Medicaid and means-tested government programs
Community Health ImprovementPrograms or activities focused primarily on improving community health, wellness and safety
Health Professional EducationEducation and training of medical and allied health professionals, nurses, students, interns, residents and fellows
Subsidized Healthcare ServicesClinical services provided in response to community need despite financial loss incurred, the majority of which comprises the management of chronic diseases.
ResearchLaboratory science and applied research initiatives advancing pediatric medicine
Cash and In-kind ContributionsDonations, grants and in-kind support to heath care organizations and other community groups