2018 EAST BOSTON NEIGHBORHOOD HEALTH CENTER Health Center Program Awardee Data

BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS

3-year project period; end date 1/31/2020

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Total Patients: 73,147

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UDS Data Comparisons

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  2016 2017 2018
Total Patients 70,603 71,666 73,147
Age (% of total patients)
Percentage of Children (< 18 years old) 27.66% 27.72% 27.58%
Number of Children (< 18 years old) 19,530 19,868 20,171
Percentage of Adults (18 to 64) 65.00% 64.78% 64.89%
Number of Adults (18 to 64) 45,893 46,427 47,463
Percentage of Older Adults (Age 65 and over) 7.34% 7.49% 7.54%
Number of Older Adults (Age 65 and over) 5,180 5,371 5,513
Patients By Race & Ethnicity (% known)
Percentage of Racial and/or Ethnic Minority Patients 77.96% 78.32% 78.74%
Number of Racial and/or Ethnic Minority Patients 50,888 52,121 53,519
Percentage of Hispanic/Latino Ethnicity Patients 70.77% 71.17% 71.59%
Number of Hispanic/Latino Ethnicity Patients 48,475 49,631 50,993
Percentage of Non-Hispanic White Patients 22.11% 21.77% 21.39%
Number of Non-Hispanic White Patients 14,383 14,429 14,452
Percentage of Asian Patients 1 1.13% 1.13% 1.11%
Number of Asian Patients1 736 746 751
Percentage of Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander Patients 1 0.28% 0.29% 0.33%
Number of Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander Patients 1 185 195 221
Percentage of Black/African American Patients1 3.54% 3.62% 3.91%
Number of Black/African American1 2,301 2,402 2,644
Percentage of American Indian/Alaska Native Patients 1 0.12% 0.17% 0.13%
Number of American Indian/Alaska Native Patients1 79 114 90
Percentage of Patients with More than one race 1 0.49% 0.45% 0.07%
Number of Patients with More than one race 1 318 297 49
Total Patients with Known Race Ethnicity (Denominator) 65,060 66,270 67,557
Total Racial and/or Ethnic Minority Patients (Denominator) 65,271 66,550 67,971
Total Hispanic/Latino & Non-Hispanic Latino Patients (Denominator for Hispanic/Latino Ethnicity) 68,494 69,736 71,229
Language (% known)
Percentage of Patients Best Served in a Language Other Than English 60.43% 61.20% 61.99%
Number of Patients Best Served in a Language Other Than English 42,662 43,857 45,347
  2016 2017 2018
Income Status (% of patients with known income)
Total Patients with Known Income (Denominator) 16,691 19,998 22,243
Percentage of Patients at or below 200% of Federal Poverty Guideline 87.19% 85.48% 85.73%
Number of Patients at or below 200% of Poverty 14,553 17,095 19,069
Percentage of Patients at or below 100% of Poverty 59.97% 51.50% 51.14%
Number of Patients at or below 100% of Poverty 10,009 10,298 11,375
Insurance Status (% of total patients)
Percentage of Uninsured Patients 31.00% 30.09% 26.50%
Number of Uninsured Patients 21,884 21,563 19,386
Percentage of Children Uninsured (age 0-17 years) 8.32% 8.10% 4.45%
Number of Children Uninsured (age 0-17 years) 1,625 1,610 898
Percentage of Medicaid/CHIP Patients2 36.24% 34.58% 32.83%
Number of Medicaid/CHIP Patients 2 25,589 24,780 24,017
Percentage of Medicare Patients 5.73% 5.51% 4.93%
Number of Medicare Patients 4,046 3,949 3,609
Percentage of Dually Eligible (Medicare and Medicaid) Patients 2.33% 2.18% 0.00%
Number of Dually Eligible (Medicare and Medicaid) Patients (included in above) 1,645 1,565 0
Percentage of Patients with Other Third Party Payer 27.03% 29.82% 35.73%
Number of Patients with Other Third Party Payer 19,084 21,374 26,135
Total Insurance Source Patients (Denominator) 70,603 71,666 73,147
Total Insurance Source Patients Aged 0 - 17 (Denominator) 19,530 19,868 20,171
Special Populations
Percentage of Homeless Patients - 0.00% -
Number of Homeless Patients - 0 -
Percentage of Agricultural Worker Patients - 0.00% -
Number of Agricultural Worker Patients - 0 -
Percentage of Patients Served at a Health Center Located In or Immediately Accessible to a Public Housing Site 4.22% 3.96% 3.71%
Number of Patients Served at a Health Center Located In or Immediately Accessible to a Public Housing Site 2,977 2,836 2,713
Percentage of School-Based Health Center Patients 0.46% 0.30% -
Number of School-Based Health Center Patients 323 214 -
Percentage of Veterans Patients 0.65% 0.62% 0.61%
Number of Veteran Patients 460 446 443
Gender of Patients by Age (% Female)
Percentage of Female Patients (ages 15-44) 49.78% 50.00% 49.89%
Number of Female Patients (ages 15-44) 18,918 19,477 19,923
Percentage of Patients Under 15 Who are Female 21.20% 21.05% 21.04%
Number of Patients Under 15 Who are Female 8,056 8,201 8,402
Percentage of Patients 15-64 Who are Female 70.24% 70.49% 70.59%
Number of Patients 15-64 Who are Female 26,694 27,459 28,188
Percentage of Patients 65 and Over Who are Female 8.56% 8.46% 8.37%
Number of Patients 65 and Over Who are Female 3,254 3,295 3,342
Total Female Patients (Denominator) 38,004 38,955 39,932
Services (% of patients) 2016 2017 2018
Percentage of Medical Patients 97.95% 97.98% 97.27%
Number of Medical Patients 69,153 70,219 71,148
Percentage of Dental Patients 5.03% 4.27% 4.18%
Number of Dental Patients 3,551 3,063 3,057
Percentage of Mental Health Patients 5.50% 6.21% 7.85%
Number of Mental Health Patients 3,883 4,449 5,743
Percentage of Substance Use Disorder Patients - - 0.40%
Number of Substance Use Disorder Patients - - 289
Percentage of Vision Patients 16.29% 15.77% 16.21%
Number of Vision Patients 11,504 11,301 11,854
Percentage of Enabling Patients 0.62% 0.63% 0.44%
Number of Enabling Services Patients 435 452 319
Total Patients (Denominator) 70,603 71,666 73,147
  2016 2017 201811
Patients
Medical Conditions (% of Patients with Medical Conditions)
Percentage of Hypertension Patients3 17.42% 17.70% 18.12%
Number of Hypertension Patients3 8,611 8,875 9,225
Percentage of Diabetes Patients4 9.60% 9.75% 9.30%
Number of Diabetes Patients4 4,611 4,747 4,597
Percentage of Asthma Patients 6.86% 6.82% 3.03%
Number of Asthma Patients 4,744 4,788 2,155
Percentage of Symptomatic/Asymptomatic HIV Patients 0.28% 0.28% 0.29%
Number of Symptomatic/Asymptomatic HIV Patients 194 196 208
Prenatal
Number of Prenatal Patients 1,569 1,548 1,261
Number of Prenatal Patients who Delivered 715 796 712
  2016 2017 2018 Adjusted Quartile Ranking 5
2017 2018
Quality of Care Measures
Perinatal Health
Percentage of Prenatal Patients with Access to Prenatal Care (First Prenatal Visit in 1st Trimester) 92.16% 86.82% 89.21% - 1
Number of Access to Prenatal Care (First Prenatal Visit in 1st Trimester) 1,446 1,344 1,125 - -
Percentage of Newborns with Low and Very Low Birth Weight 4.85% 5.49% 8.10% - 3
Number of Newborns with Low Birth Weight 35 44 58 - -
Preventive Health Screening & Services
Percentage of Patients Screened for Cervical Cancer7 53.39% 69.52% 71.23% - 1
Number of Patients Screened for Cervical Cancer7 11,936 15,999 15,510 - -
Percentage of Children Age 3-17 for Weight Screening and Counseling on Nutrition and Physical Activity 67.49% 68.07% 65.90% - 3
Number of Children Age 3-17 with Weight Assessment and Counseling for Nutrition and Physical Activity 10,404 10,763 9,615 - -
Percentage of Adult Medical Patients Age 18 and Older with Body Mass Index (BMI) Screening and Follow-Up 33.01% 40.61% 40.98% - 4
Number of Adult Medical Patients Age 18 and Older with Body Mass Index (BMI) Screening and Follow-Up 16,070 20,058 19,055 - -
Percentage of Adult Medical Patients Age 18 and Older Screened for Tobacco Use and Received Cessation Counseling8 89.34% 89.52% 84.43% - 3
Number of Adult Medical Patients Age 18 and Older Screened for Tobacco Use and Received Cessation Counseling8 42,672 43,396 33,068 - -
Percentage of Patients Screened for Colorectal Cancer9 29.80% 38.11% 48.83% - 2
Number of Patients Screened for Colorectal Cancer9 4,014 5,317 6,413 - -
Percentage of Children 2 Years of Age Who Received Age Appropriate Vaccines by Their 2nd Birthday 6 72.04% 75.45% 62.38% - 1
Number of Children 2 Years of Age Who Received Age Appropriate Vaccines by Their 2nd Birthday 6 796 796 738 - -
Percentage of Patients Screened for Clinical Depression and if Positive had a Follow-Up Plan Documented 10 56.52% 54.16% 58.90% - 3
Number of Patients Screened for Clinical Depression and if Positive had a Follow-Up Plan Documented 10 21,125 19,952 27,189 - -
Percentage of Children 6 through 9 Years of Age at Moderate to High Risk of Caries Who Received a Sealant on a First Permanent Molar 30.91% 44.12% 63.51% - 2
Number of Children 6 through 9 Years of Age at Moderate to High Risk of Caries Who Received a Sealant on a First Permanent Molar 51 45 47 - -
Chronic Disease Management
Percentage of Persistent Asthmatic Patients Treated with Appropriate Pharmacological Intervention 48.06% 49.36% 67.37% - 4
Number of Persistent Asthmatic Patients Treated with Appropriate Pharmacological Intervention 1,524 1,580 1,247 - -
Percentage of Patients Aged 18 and Older Diagnosed with Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) and Prescribed a Lipid Lowering Therapy 87.04% 88.87% 88.16% - 2
Number of Patients Aged 18 and Older Diagnosed with Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) and Prescribed a Lipid Lowering Therapy 954 1,022 1,057 - -
Percentage of Patients Age 18 and Older Diagnosed with Ischemic Vascular Disease (IVD): Use of Aspirin or Another Antithrombotic 78.71% 83.09% 81.39% - 3
Number of Patients Age 18 and Older Diagnosed with Ischemic Vascular Disease (IVD): Use of Aspirin or Another Antithrombotic 1,109 1,017 1,054 - -
Percentage of Patients with Hypertension (HTN) Whose Blood Pressure (BP) was Controlled (< 140/90 mmHg)12 59.60% 59.71% 57.67% - 3
Number of Patients with Hypertension (HTN) Whose Blood Pressure (BP) was Controlled (< 140/90 mmHg) 12 5,132 5,299 5,320 - -
Percentage of Diabetic Patients with Poorly Controlled Hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c > 9%) or No Test During Year13 29.34% 30.69% 29.06% - 2
Number of Diabetic Patients with Poorly Controlled Hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c > 9%) or No Test During Year 13 1,353 1,457 1,336 - -
Percentage of Patients Who were Newly Diagnosed HIV and Received Follow-up Treatment 92.86% 93.33% 100.00% - -
Number of HIV Patients Who were Newly Diagnosed HIV and Received Follow-up Treatment 26 14 9 - -
  2016 2017 2018
Cost Data
Health Center Service Grant Expenditures $5,315,631 $5,142,033 $6,341,129
Total Accrued Costs (Excluding Donations) $140,357,893 $144,541,536 $147,527,137
Total Accrued Cost per Total Patient $1,987.99 $2,016.88 $2,016.86
Program Conditions 14

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Footnotes

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  1. Includes Hispanic/Latino and Non-Hispanic/Latino.
  2. Includes Medicaid, Medicaid CHIP, and Other Public Insurance CHIP.
  3. Hypertensive adults as a percent of estimated adult medical patients of ages 18-85.
  4. Diabetic adults as a percent of estimated adult medical patients of ages 18-75.
  5. Adjusted Quartile Rankings: Provides a health center's adjusted quartile ranking compared to health centers nationally for each of the clinical performance measures. Clinical performance for each measure is ranked from quartile 1 (highest 25% of reporting health center) to quartile 4 (lowest 25% of reporting health centers). Adjusted quartile ranking is not calculated when there are fewer than 30 patients in the universe count. To learn more about the Health Center Adjusted Quartile Ranking please refer to https://bphc.hrsa.gov/datareporting/reporting/ranking.html and for FAQ's please refer to https://bphc.hrsa.gov/datareporting/reporting/rankingfaq.html.
  6. Childhood Immunization Status: For detailed information on this measure please see: https://ecqi.healthit.gov/ecqm/measures/cms117v6
  7. Cervical Cancer Screening: Change to exclusion criteria: Exclude patients who were in hospice care during the measurement period. Please see: https://ecqi.healthit.gov/ecqm/measures/cms124v6
  8. Tobacco Use: Screening and Cessation Intervention: This measure had several updates in guidance and specification, including reporting on three populations. Please see: https://ecqi.healthit.gov/ecqm/measures/cms138v6
  9. Colorectal Cancer Screening: Change to the denominator exclusion in 2018 may affect 2016-2018 trends: Exclude patients who were in hospice care during the measurement year. Change in Numerator: Patients with one or more screenings for colorectal cancer. Appropriate screenings are defined by any one of the following criteria: FIT-DNA during the measurement period or the two years prior to the measurement period; CT Colonography during the measurement period or the four years prior to the measurement period. Please see: https://ecqi.healthit.gov/ecqm/measures/cms130v6
  10. Screening for Depression and Follow Up Plan: Please see: https://ecqi.healthit.gov/ecqm/ep/2018/cms002v7
  11. Use of Appropriate Medications for Asthma—this measure is no longer updated and has been removed from CMS programs: Please see: https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2016/11/04/2016-25240/medicare-program-merit-based-incentive-payment-system-mips-and-alternative-payment-model-apm
  12. Controlling High Blood Pressure: Change to the denominator exclusion in 2018 may affect 2016-2018 trends: Exclude patients who were in hospice care during the measurement year. Please see: https://ecqi.healthit.gov/ecqm/measures/cms122v6
  13. Diabetes: Hemoglobin A1c Poor Control: Change to the denominator exclusion in 2018 may affect 2016-2018 trends: Exclude patients who were in hospice care during the measurement year. Please see: https://ecqi.healthit.gov/ecqm/measures/cms122v6
  14. Program conditions are based on non-compliance with Health Center Program requirements and are updated daily. The Health Center Progressive Action Conditions Library is available at https://bphc.hrsa.gov/programrequirements/conditions-library.html.  To learn more about the Health Center Program requirements, please visit https://bphc.hrsa.gov/programrequirements/compliancemanual/index.html

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