Community Investment

The programs described in this report reflect the community benefit provided by Texas Children’s Hospital in 2014. Totaling more than $175 million, the specific areas of support include:

Financial Assistance and Means-Tested Government Programs
Charity care at cost, the unreimbursed cost of Medicaid and means-tested government programs
$82.4 million

Community Health Improvement
Programs or activities focused primarily on improving community health, wellness and safety
$3.5 million

Health Professional Education
Education and training of medical and allied health professionals, nurses, students, interns, residents and fellows
$28.6 million

Subsidized Healthcare Services
Clinical services provided in response to community need despite financial loss incurred, the majority of which comprises the management of chronic diseases.
$4.8 million

Laboratory science and applied research initiatives advancing pediatric medicine
$55.6 million

Cash and In-kind Contributions
Donations, grants and in-kind support to heath care organizations and other community groups
$3.2 million