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 2018, Henry Ford Allegiance Health invested $89,899,833 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.

2018 Operating Costs

2018 Operating Costs

$599,105,710

Overall Operating Costs

$1,283,347

City Payroll Taxes

$467,772

Property Taxes

$257,727,124

Annual Payroll

Beds and Admission

Beds & Admissions

20,476

Hospital Admissions

1,891

Home Care Admissions

141

Specialty Hospital Admissions

523

Hospice Residence + In-Home Admissions

460

Volunteers

391

Licensed Beds

20

Hospice Residence Beds

64

Specialty Hospital Beds

COMMUNITY PROGRAMS & SERVICES

Community Programs & Services

$89,899,833

Total Investments in 2018

Cost of Care without Full Payment

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

$5,811,282

Charity Care

Services provided for qualified patients who cannot afford to pay

$16,437,552

Bad Debt

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

$27,171,179

Medicaid Subsidy

Costs exceed Medicaid reimbursement for care provided

$28,886,851

Medicare Subsidy

Costs exceed Medicare reimbursement for care provided

Health Care Support Services

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

$454,374

Contribution

161,757

People Served

Contributions to the Community

Contributions to the Community

$253,829

Cash

25,716

People Served

$441,877

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 presentation, support groups and newsletters

$173,771

Contribution

33,520

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

$322,915

Contribution

2,407

People Served

Community Building Activities

Community Building Activities

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

$39,136

Contribution

Health Professions Education

Health Professions Education

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

$9,907,067

Contribution

406

People Served